Stricter Party governance expected to raise global confidence in China
Measures adopted at the sixth plenary session will give the CPC fresh impetus, experts say
Comprehensive, strict governance of the Communist Party of China is expected to inject fresh impetus into the 95-year-old Party and ensure faster economic growth that will contribute more to the global economy.
With strengthened discipline and rules for intra-Party supervision as its focus, the Sixth Plenary Session of the 18th CPC Central Committee, held from Monday to Thursday, has attracted attention around the world.
The determination indicated by the Party’s latest move to improve its health and leadership in State governance has been hailed by experts from a number of countries.
Dmitry Novikov, vice-chairman of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of the Russian Federation, praised China’s anti-corruption efforts.
The moves are expected to help China remain on the path it has chosen to succeed, and has led to new achievements in its drive to develop socialism with Chinese characteristics, said Novikov, who is also a member of the Russian State Duma, the lower house of parliament.
AhmedWali, a former Egyptian foreign minister assistant and an economics expert, said the CPC’s bid to strengthen Party governance will push forward China’s anti-corruption drive and create an environment conducive to the country’s development.
“China’s Belt and Road Initiativehasbroughtnewdevelopmental opportunities for countries along the route, including Egypt. We hope the Communist Party ofChina will continue its anti-corruption work, ensure the continued rapid development of the Chineseeconomyandpropel global economic growth,” he said.
The CPC’s intra-Party democracy and ability to advance with time have long helped make it a success and a mainstay in China, rallying
director of the China Studies Center at the National University of Laos
widespread support from the Chinese people, Wali said.
Li Zhuohui, a political analyst from Indonesia, noted the link between theCPC’s self-improvement and China’s economic achievements under its leadership and said the ruling party has a long tradition of maintaining strict Party governance. He added that a ruling party has to advance with time, as all political parties face new challenges in course of development.
Zheng Yongnian, director of the East Asian Institute at the National University of Singapore, said the conference enabled theCPCto raise rule of law in Party governance to new heights.
He said he believes strict, comprehensive Party governance is the CPC’s priority in building a moderately the prosperous respects.
Phosy Chanhming, director of the China Studies Center at the National University of Laos, hailed theCPC’s efforts to impose tougher self-discipline. “Strict supervision is important for keeping a party and its members clean and trusted by the public,” Phosy said.
ProfessorMachariaMunene, a diplomacy scholar inNairobi, society in all Kenya, said the CPC has scored a unique achievement in growing from fewer than 100 members to more than 88 million.
As a result of its strict governance, theCPChasmanaged to maintain positive and rapid development since its birth, he said, noting that fresh discipline and rules adopted in light of the new situation will make the Party stronger.
The CPC’s efforts to combat corruption and uphold Party values are key to winning the hearts and minds of the Chinese people, he said.
Xi Jinping, CPC general secretary, and other members of the Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of the 18th Communist Party of China Central Committee meet the press on Nov 15, 2012. The new leadership promised to take decisive steps to end corruption, improve living standards, forge closer links with the people and continue with reforms.
The Sixth Plenary Session of the 18th CPC Central Committee was held from Monday to Thursday in Beijing. Phosy Chanhming,