CPC congress concludes, new central committee elected

14 November 2012

MINSK (BelTA) – The 18th Congress of the Communist Party of China concluded in Beijing today, after a new CPC Central Committee was elected, news agencies report.

The Congress of the Communist Party began its work in Beijing on November 8. More than two thousand delegates elected a new Central Committee of the CPC, including the main candidates to the Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee - the highest echelon of the Chinese leadership. The members of the Central Committee included Vice-President of China Xi Jinping and Vice Premier of China Li Keqiang, who will soon have to take the top leadership positions in the state.

During the session, the deputies urged to continue following the guidance of Deng Xiaoping Theory and the ideas of "Three Represents," which involves pooling all the constructive forces of society, including business, around the party. A relatively new thing voiced at the congress is a broad interpretation of "scientific concept of development." This approach should allow the ruling party a more flexible approach to the socio-political and economic realities of the contemporary world, the needs of the development of Chinese society.

At the same time the party and the whole China were requested to promote theoretical innovations on the basis of practice, to accept "new ideas, new attitudes and new conclusions."

Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Belarus