The 12th Dalian Congress of the Communist Party of China was solemnly opened
The 12th Dalian Congress of the Communist Party of China which attracted the city’s attention was solemnly held at Dalian World Expo Center on yesterday morning. Tang Jun made a report on Taking the Lead in the Overall Revitalization of the Old Industrial Base and Striving to a Construct Two Advanced Region on behalf of the 11th Dalian Party Committee.
Yesterday, 480 representatives from all walks of life gathered in Dalian World Expo Center shouldering the Party’s and the people's expectations and trust for the congress. They will perform their duties with sense of political responsibility and mission to discuss the development blueprint of the forthcoming five years.
Seated in front of the rostrum were Executive Chairman Tang Jun and other members of the presidium including Xiao Shengfeng, Wang Qiyao, Yuan Keli and so on.
Members of the election inspection group and tour inspection group attended the opening ceremony. The people sitting in on the meeting consisted of Party leaders and cadres at municipal levels, members of the 11th Municipal Party Committee and main responsible persons in relevant departments. The veteran red army in Dalian, former municipal cadres, municipal democratic parties, Business and Industry Association and other relevant persons were also invited.
Mayor Xiao Shengfeng presided over the opening ceremony.
At 9 o’clock, the congress was opened in the majestic national anthem. The main tasks of the congress included: holding high the great banner of socialism with Chinese characteristics, fully implementing the Party spirit of the 18th National Congress of the CPC and its third, fourth, fifth and sixth plenary sessions, earnestly learning Xi Jinping’s speeches and new concept and strategy on governing the country, summarizing the work since the 11th Party Congress, discussing and ascertaining the guiding ideology, goals, tasks, strategies and measures in the next period, electing new representatives of Municipal Party Committee, Municipal Commission for Discipline Inspection and the Provincial Party Congress, implementing the development concept of “innovation, coordination, green, open and sharing” according to the overall layout of “five-in-one” and strategic requirement of “four comprehensiveness”, being fully prepared for the 13th “ Five-Year Plan”, accelerating the construction of the advanced region of industrial structure optimization and the advanced region of social and economic development and striving to be a beautiful and civilized modern international city.
Tang Jun made a work report on behalf of the 11th Municipal Party Committee, which contained nine parts: reviewing the work in the past five years, seeking innovation through transformation to shoulder Dalian’s historical mission of the overall revitalization, the overall requirements and goals in forthcoming five years, improving system and mechanism to invigorate development vitality, promoting structural adjustment to raise development quality and efficiency, advocating innovation and entrepreneurship, guaranteeing and improving people’s livelihood, conducting coordination in key areas with overall consideration and strictly governing the Party and promoting new projects.
Tang Jun said that in the past five years, under the strong leadership of the Party Central Committee and Provincial Party Committee, the Municipal Party Committee led all the citizens to implement the Party spirit of the 18th National Congress of the CPC and its third, fourth, fifth and sixth plenary sessions, learn earnestly Xi Jinping’s speeches, insist on the overall tone of steady growth closely focusing on the overall layout of “five-in-one” and the strategic requirement of “four comprehensiveness”, successfully complete the goals set in the 11th Party Congress and blaze a new trail in the rejuvenation development. Over the past five years, we’ve always been keeping the right direction in compliance with Xi’s speech spirit, promoting the macrocosm urbanization to improve the integration of urban and rural development, promoting new type industrialization in the construction of industrial agglomeration area, pushing forward intelligent city to make citizens more convenient, promoting agricultural modernization, which ranks top throughout the country, deepening the reform in an all-round way. Besides, we got approval of open pilot zone and made a leap in opening up; insisted on people orientation to improve people’s livelihood; innovated in social governance and promote “Dalian experience” to the whole country; developed advanced culture to enhance cultural soft power; intensified democracy and the rule of law to consolidate a stable and peaceful political situation; implemented strictly the responsibility of governing the Party; fully enhanced Party building. The experience for the past five years lies in that efforts should be made to master the spirit of Party Central Committee, put development as the top priority, promote transformation development unswervingly, insist on the principle of people orientation and do utmost for people’s livelihood, deepen the reform and opening up to add new vigor to rejuvenation development, adhere to the principle of high quality, strictly govern the Party and improve the ability of the Party leaders.
Tang Jun noted that the achievements in the past five years were the hard won by virtue of the good leadership, the unyielding efforts of all citizens, the practical efforts of Party cadres and the support of former Municipal leaders. Tang expressed his highest respect and gratitude on behalf of the 11th Dalian Party Committee to all Party cadres, the masses, the soldiers, police, democratic parties, patriots without party affiliation and all the compatriots from Hong Kong, Macao, Taiwan and oversea countries.
Tang Jun pointed that the forthcoming five years is the crucial period to constructing a well-off society in an all-round way, realizing the comprehensive rejuvenation of old industrial base, accelerating the transformation development and rebuilding a favorable political ecology. We should be keenly aware of both the new challenges and opportunities, analyze the current situation and master the right direction, insist on the innovation in transformation to create a new development engine, the progress in transformation focusing on the reform of supply side to enhance overall economic strength and the breakthrough in transformation by promoting reform and opening up to invigorate development vitality.
Tang Jun raised overall requirements in five years: holding high the great banner of socialism with Chinese characteristics, fully implementing the Party spirit of the 18th National Congress of the CPC and its third, fourth, fifth and sixth plenary sessions, earnestly learning Xi Jinping’s speeches and new concept and strategy on governing the country, summarizing the work since the 11th Party Congress, discussing and ascertaining the guiding ideology, goals, tasks, strategies and measures in the next period, electing new representatives of Municipal Party Committee, Municipal Commission for Discipline Inspection and the Provincial Party Congress, implementing the development concept of “innovation, coordination, green, open and sharing” according to the overall layout of “five-in-one” and strategic requirement of “four comprehensiveness”, being fully prepared for the 13th “ Five-Year Plan”, accelerating the construction of the advanced region of industrial structure optimization and the advanced region of social and economic development and striving to be a beautiful and civilized modern international city. The goals in five years involved the sustainable and steady economic development; remarkable improvement of people’s livelihood; the notable improvement of innovation; the constant improvement of ecological environment; the upgrading of social civilization; the harmony and stability of the society; the honest and clean political work style.
Tang Jun made a comprehensive deployment. Efforts should be made to improve relevant mechanism to promote the reform of supply side, deepen the reform in all sectors, construct an open economic system, establish Dalian into an international shipping center, logistics center, trade center and regional financial center, promote structural adjustment, create a high-end manufacturing base, speed up the development of modern service industry, build a modern agricultural city, vigorously develop the marine economy, improve the quality and efficiency of development, encourage innovation and entrepreneurship, construct a national innovative pilot zone, improve a market-oriented entrepreneurship mechanism, guarantee people’s livelihood by increasing citizens’ income and improving the level of social security, promote the work in key sectors, promote the construction of democracy and the rule of law, speed up the construction of cultural strong city, improve the modernization level of social governance and create a first-class livable city.
Tang Jun stressed that due efforts should also be made to implement Party Session spirit, strictly govern the Party, press ahead with new great projects concerning Party building, strengthen ideological and political construction, insist on the confidence in socialism with Chinese characteristics, establish the awareness of overall situation, keep up with the General-Secretary Xi Jinping and Party Central Committee in thoughts and actions, uphold the authority of the Party Central Committee, specify the responsibility into Party building to strictly govern the Party, improve the ability of grassroots Party organizations, elect qualified Party cadres, enhance the team building of cadres and leaders, improve work style by conducting Party building studies, deeply push forward the construction of honest administration and the fight against corruption and maintain the high pressure under the mechanism of zero tolerance to corruption. Tang Jun noted that Dalian was built by the diligence and intelligence of the masses and cadres, and thus it’s a city full of glory and dream. Thus, every Party member should bear in mind the responsibility and set good examples for the masses to achieve new results.
Furthermore, taking the lead to construct a well-off society in an all-round way and realize the overall rejuvenation of old industrial base as well as accelerating the construction of “two advanced region” are the lofty mission entrusted by the time. Let’s closely unite around the Party Central Committee led by Comrade Xi Jinping, make practical efforts with pioneering spirit under the leadership of Party Central Committee and Provincial Party Committee and create a more glorious future of Dalian.
At the opening ceremony, the 11th Dalian Discipline Inspection Commission made a written report and submitted it for review.