Wang Huning, a member of the Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee and a member of the Secretariat of the CPC Central Committee, speaks during a meeting for China's publicity officials in Beijing, capital of China, Jan. 6, 2019. (Photo: Xinhua / Yin Bogu)
BEIJING, Jan. 7 (Xinhua) -- Senior Communist Party of China (CPC) official Wang Huning on Sunday called for better work in publicity under the guidance of Xi Jinping Thought on Socialism with Chinese Characteristics for a New Era.
Wang, a member of Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee and a member of the Secretariat of the CPC Central Committee, made the remarks at a meeting for China's publicity officials.
He underscored the importance of successfully fulfilling publicity and ideological work to boost the development of the CPC and the country.
The publicity work of this year should be promoted around the theme of celebrating the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China, to inspire the people to work hard jointly, he said.
He underlined "strengthening the overall Party leadership over the publicity and ideological work," and "holding firmly the CPC's leading position in ideological work."
Huang Kunming, a member of the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee and head of the Publicity Department of the CPC Central Committee, presided over the meeting.