China will work to uphold and improve the system of institutions through which the people run the country and develop socialist democracy, according to a decision of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee.
The decision on some major issues concerning how to uphold and improve the system of socialism with Chinese characteristics and advance the modernization of China's system and capacity for governance was adopted at the fourth plenary session of the 19th CPC Central Committee on Oct 31.
It stressed the following:
-- upholding and improving the fundamental political system of people's congresses;
-- upholding and improving the system of CPC-led multiparty cooperation and political consultation;
-- consolidating and developing the broadest possible patriotic united front;
-- upholding and improving the system of autonomy in regions of ethnic minority;
-- improving the system of community-level self-governance to bring out its full vitality.