Li Changchun (C), a member of the Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee, speaks at a meeting of CPC publicity officials in Beijing, capital of China, Jan. 4, 2011. (Xinhua/Ma Zhancheng) A senior official of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Tuesday stressed the acceleration of the nation's cultural sector development to create a favorable environment for its economic and social progress.
Li Changchun, a Standing Committee member of the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee, China's top leadership, made the remarks while addressing a meeting of CPC publicity officials.
Noting that the year 2011 marks the 90th anniversary of CPC's founding, the official urged related authorities to accelerate the reform of the nation's cultural system.
He also urged the establishment of a system to ensure universal access to cultural services, and enhanced guidance of literary and artistic creation.
Greater efforts must be made to ensure the prosperity of socialist culture in China, to provide moral support to its economic and social development over the upcoming five years, Li said.
Furthermore, he demanded increased efforts to promote advanced socialist culture to increase the international influence of Chinese culture.
A national meeting of publicity officials of the Communist Party of China (CPC) is held in Beijing, capital of China, Jan. 4, 2011. (Xinhua/Ma Zhancheng)Source: Xinhua http://paper.people.com.cn/rmrb/html/2011-01/05/nw.D110000renmrb_20110105_4-01.htm?div=-1