China News Service, Beijing, January 18th: How to tell the "Chinese story" of multi-party cooperation

  China News Network reporter

  China's new party system is a "hot word" in the field of the United Front in 2021.

In June 2021, the State Council Information Office released the white paper "China's New Political Party System" and held a press conference.

The white paper points out that the system of multi-party cooperation and political consultation led by the Communist Party of China is a basic political system in China.

This system not only takes root in Chinese soil and demonstrates Chinese wisdom, but also actively learns from and absorbs the outstanding achievements of human political civilization. It is a new type of party system in China.

On December 31, a forum on the publication of "The Great Political Creation - China's New Political Party System" was held in Beijing.

Subsequently, Sang Fuhua, director of the Democratic Party Work Bureau of the United Front Work Department of the Central Committee, accepted an exclusive interview with a reporter from Chinanews.com.

Chinanews.com reporter: The white paper "China's New Political Party System" will be released in June 2021, and the book "Great Political Creation - China's New Political Party System" will be published not long ago. Please continue to strengthen multi-party cooperation and publicity at such a time point. , what are the considerations?

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The 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China proposed to develop socialist democratic politics and provide Chinese wisdom and Chinese solutions for the development of human political civilization.

As a great political creation, China's new party system is an important part of China's wisdom and China's plan.

To show this system to the world in a true, comprehensive and vivid way, it is very important to strengthen the propaganda of multi-party cooperation and tell the "Chinese story" of multi-party cooperation.

  To tell a good story, timing and nodes are very important, and 2021 is a very good opportunity.

This year, we solemnly celebrated the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Communist Party of China. The Sixth Plenary Session of the 19th Central Committee of the Communist Party of China passed the "Resolution of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China on the Major Achievements and Historical Experience of the Party's Centennial Struggle", which comprehensively reviewed the major achievements of the party's century-old struggle. , summed up the valuable experience of the "ten persistence", and listed the persistence of the united front as one of the ten historical experiences of our party's century-old struggle.

General Secretary Xi Jinping pointed out when listening to the opinions and suggestions of people outside the party on the resolution: "History has proved that the history of the Chinese Communist Party's century-long struggle includes the history of the Chinese Communist Party and the democratic parties who have shown sincerity and worked together to advance hand in hand. The democratic parties have always worked with the country and the The nation breathes together, shares the same destiny, and shares weal and woe with the Chinese Communist Party.”

  In order to seize favorable opportunities, take the initiative to publicize, respond to concerns, and respond to challenges, under the leadership of the CPC Central Committee, we have carried out a series of work successively, such as publishing the white paper "China's New Political Party System", holding press conferences on China's new political party system, and comprehensively demonstrating The great achievements made by multi-party cooperation under the leadership of the Communist Party of China, declared my country's principled position and policy proposition on the party system; at the celebration of the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Communist Party of China, Wan Exiang, chairman of the Central Committee of the Revolutionary Committee, read out the democratic parties, the Federation of Industry and Commerce and the The joint congratulatory message from people without party affiliation, the important position of China's eight democratic parties and the multi-party cooperation system has attracted worldwide attention; "Contribute to the building of a moderately prosperous society in an all-round way" selection and commendation activities, highlighting the efficiency and elegance of multi-party cooperation in the new era.

The book "Great Political Creation - China's New Political Party System" edited and published this time is an important part of this series of "combination boxing". It is not only a tribute to the centennial birthday of the Chinese Communist Party, but also echoes the white paper. Introduce China's new political party system in a comprehensive and systematic way, fully demonstrate the charm and advantages of this system, and look forward to the bright future of multi-party cooperation.

Chinanews.com reporter: Why do you say that China's new political party system is a great political creation of the Communist Party of China, the Chinese people, all democratic parties and people without party affiliation?

Answer:

On March 4, 2018, General Secretary Xi Jinping delivered an important speech when he visited the China Democratic League, Zhi Gong Dang, non-partisan people and members of the Overseas Chinese Federation who participated in the first session of the 13th National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference. The system is summarized as "China's new political party system", and it is pointed out that this system is a great political creation of the Communist Party of China, the Chinese people and various democratic parties and people without party affiliation.

General Secretary Xi Jinping's major assertion can be understood from four perspectives:

  First, this system has created a brand-new form of democracy. Through a series of effective institutional arrangements, it has concentrated all aspects of wisdom and mobilized all aspects of strength, effectively avoiding the old-style party system representing a few people and a few interest groups, negotiating and not negotiating. The drawbacks of making a decisive decision or not doing it, fully demonstrate the breadth and effectiveness of the people's democracy.

  Second, this system has created a brand-new relationship between political parties, one-party leadership without autocracy, multi-party cooperation without confrontation, mutual supervision without conflict, with cooperation, participation and consultation as the basic spirit, and unity, democracy and harmony as the basic spirit. The essential attribute is a new type of political party relationship of unity, cooperation and harmony.

  Third, this system has created a new way of governing. The Communist Party of China gives full play to its core leadership role of overseeing the overall situation and coordinating all parties. Extensive and in-depth consultation before and during the implementation of decision-making has promoted the scientific and democratized decision-making, formed a unified will and pace, and effectively promoted the improvement of the party's governing ability.

  Fourth, this system has created a new way of expressing interests, which can take into account the interests of all parties, properly coordinate the relations of all parties, and fully absorb the opinions of all parties, and effectively avoid the old party system being limited by party interests, class interests, regional and group interests. The drawbacks of being stubborn, excluding others, and leading to social disintegration in decision-making and governance, thus ensuring political stability and social harmony.

Chinanews.com reporter: Since the 18th National Congress of the Communist Party of China, what major achievements have China's new political party system made, and what new measures and highlights?

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Since the 18th National Congress of the Communist Party of China, the cause of the party and the country has made historic achievements and undergone historic changes.

China's new party system is in sync with the development of the party and the country, showing vigor and bearing fruitful results.

  1. The top-level design is more clear.

The Party Central Committee with Comrade Xi Jinping at its core will coordinate the overall strategy of the great rejuvenation of the Chinese nation and the great changes in the world unseen in a century, and incorporate the adherence to and improvement of the multi-party cooperation and political consultation system under the leadership of the Communist Party of China into the Party's basic strategy, and from the development of Chinese characteristics. The strategic height of socialist democratic politics, advancing the modernization of the national governance system and governance capacity, vigorously promoting the theory and practice innovation of multi-party cooperation, and clearly proposing that the multi-party cooperation and political consultation system under the leadership of the Communist Party of China is a new type of political party system and an integral part of the national governance system. The important component is a major contribution to human political civilization; it is proposed that each democratic party is a socialist participating party with Chinese characteristics, and the basic functions of the democratic parties are to participate in the administration of state affairs, democratic supervision, participation in political consultation led by the Communist Party of China, etc. Systematic answer In the new era, major issues such as "what kind of multi-party cooperation system to adhere to and develop, how to adhere to and develop the multi-party cooperation system", "what kind of participating parties to build, and how to build a participating party" have been addressed. The new party system provides fundamental compliance.

  2. The institutional framework is more complete.

Since the 18th National Congress of the Communist Party of China, the Party Central Committee with Comrade Xi Jinping at its core has vigorously promoted the construction of a multi-party cooperation system, promulgated the Regulations on the Work of the Communist Party of A series of important regulations and documents, such as opinions on party building, implementation opinions on strengthening party consultation, and implementation opinions on strengthening the construction of consultative democracy of the CPPCC, have further improved the level of institutionalization and standardization of multi-party cooperation, making the institutional framework of multi-party cooperation increasingly complete.

  3. The system efficiency is more obvious.

Since the 18th National Congress of the Communist Party of China to the end of 2021, the Party Central Committee and the State Council have convened or entrusted relevant departments to hold 178 consultation meetings and symposiums, among which General Secretary Xi Jinping presided over 40 meetings to discuss with non-Party people on strategic and overall issues of the Party and the country. Commonwealth is.

The central committees of all democratic parties and people without party affiliation focus on implementing new development concepts, building new development patterns, and promoting high-quality development, as well as the construction of the "Belt and Road", the coordinated development of Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei, the integrated development of the Yangtze River Delta, and the construction of the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area. More than 800 opinions and suggestions have been put forward in the formulation of major policies and the implementation of major strategies, and a number of important suggestions have been transformed into decisions of the party and the state.

Entrusted by the Party Central Committee, since 2016, the 8 democratic parties have targeted 8 central and western provinces with a large number of poor people and a high incidence of poverty, focusing on major issues such as accurate identification of poor people, accurate poverty alleviation, and poverty-stricken counties. Democratic supervision has played an important role in winning the battle against poverty.

Starting from 2021, the central committees of the democratic parties and persons without party affiliation will carry out a five-year democratic supervision of the ecological environment of the Yangtze River, continue to open up new fields of multi-party cooperation to serve the "big man of the country", and carry out the development to demonstrate the effectiveness of my country's new political party system. new practice.

Chinanews.com reporter: Looking forward to the future, please introduce the development direction, goals and tasks of China's new political party system.

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General Secretary Xi Jinping pointed out in his important speech on February 6, 2018 when he held a discussion with non-Party people and welcomed the Chinese New Year together: Socialism with Chinese characteristics has entered a new era, multi-party cooperation must have a new atmosphere, and ideological consensus must be improved. , New actions must be taken to perform duties and responsibilities, and political parties must have a new look.

On March 4 of the same year, General Secretary Xi Jinping delivered an important speech at the National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference, and hoped that the democratic parties would be good advisers, helpers and colleagues of the Communist Party of China.

General Secretary Xi Jinping's important exposition of the "four new" and "three good" is that we adhere to the goal and direction of developing and improving the new party system.

  Looking ahead, we will do the following:

  First, focus on consolidating the common ideological and political foundation to ensure that the cause of multi-party cooperation will have a permanent foundation.

Guide the majority of members of the democratic parties to continue to enhance their political, ideological, theoretical, and emotional identification with the Communist Party of China, carry forward the fine traditions, do a good job in political handover, and effectively transform the "two establishments" into "two maintenance" political consciousness and awareness. Act consciously, and constantly consolidate and expand the strong ideological consensus of common unity and struggle.

  Second, continue to strengthen system construction and further enhance the effectiveness of the multi-party cooperation system.

From the perspective of improving our country's basic political system and developing people's democracy in the whole process, we will continue to strengthen the scientific and standardized construction of the new party system to ensure that the new party system operates more efficiently, plays a more prominent role, and has stronger safeguards.

Support democratic parties to comprehensively strengthen ideological and political construction, organizational construction, capacity-performance construction, work style construction and system construction, and make new contributions in the new journey of building a socialist modernized country in an all-round way.

  Third, tell the "Chinese story" of multi-party cooperation and continuously expand the discourse power and influence of the system.

Efforts should be made to build a discourse system for China's new political party system, more proactively strengthen external publicity, respond to the concerns of the international community about my country's political party system, and focus on adopting a way that the other party can understand and accept, and clarify its historical context and culture. The origin, clarify the historical inevitability, realistic rationality and great superiority of my country's political party system, and strive to enhance the power of explanation, communication, and appeal.

Support the democratic parties to actively speak out in various ways, tell good stories of multi-party cooperation, make good voices of the democratic parties, and create a good social influence and international public opinion atmosphere.

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