Saturday, April 19, 2014   

President Xi to take political, economic, and social reform agenda into own hands
(12-30 17:43)

President Xi Jinping will head a leading group for overall reform in the economy, the Communist Party Central Committee’s Political Bureau decided today.
The decision today follows a November announcement by the party that suggested a more decisive role for the market in the economy.
The group will be in charge of "designing reform on an overall basis, arranging and coordinating reform, pushing forward reform as a whole, and supervising the implementation of reform plans," the document said.
It will research and decide major guidelines, policies and schemes for systematic reforms in economic, political, cultural, social and environmental sectors as well as the party system, the document said.
The group will lead major reforms at the national level and address major issues with nationwide significance and long-term impacts, which involve different regions and departments.
It will guide, push forward and supervise the implementation of major reform policies, the document said.--Xinhua


   
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