The Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee discussed the draft amendment of the party’s constitution at a meeting chaired by the committee’s secretary-general on Monday, Chinese President Xi Jinping.
A statement issued after the meeting said that the amendment of the constitution would be based on the new status and new functions of the party, which would promote the development of socialism with Chinese characteristics and party building.
The amendments will include key theories and strategic ideas to be included in the work report to be presented at the Nineteenth National Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC), the statement, published by Xinhua News Agency, said.
The revised constitution will include the latest Chinese concepts of Marxist principles, governance models, new ideas and strategies of the CPC Central Committee reached since the 18th National Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC), as well as new experiences of maintaining and strengthening party leadership, he said.
He pointed out that the amendment will make the CPC stronger and more active and will enable it to closer its ties with the people better.
The draft amendment will be submitted to the 7th plenary session of the 18th CPC Central Committee, which will be held on Oct. 11.
The latest revision of the CPC Constitution was adopted in 2012.