The wait is over. The third volume of Xi Jinping: The Governance of China has been published by the Foreign Languages Press in both Chinese and English and will be available at home and abroad.
The book has been published at a time when China and its leader continue to evoke considerable international attention. While the debate about the origin of the virus rages on, China has successfully curbed the outbreak of the pandemic and is among the first major country to revive economic activity.
The first and second volumes of the book have received an enthusiastic response in China and other parts of the world. In the practices of leading and promoting governance in the new era since the 19th CPC National Congress, President Xi has made a series of important expositions and put forward many major concepts and ideas, further enriching and developing the Party’s theoretical innovations
The newly-published volume collects 92 articles, including speeches, conversations, instructions and letters of President Xi, General Secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee, between October 18, 2017 and January 13, 2020. The articles are divided into 19 topics and the volume also contains 41 photos of the Chinese leader during the same period.
The third volume records the practices of the CPC Central Committee with Comrade Xi Jinping at the core in uniting and leading the whole Party and the Chinese people of all ethnic groups to make new and major progress in various undertakings of the Party and country since the 19th CPC National Congress. It is an authoritative work that fully and systematically reflects Xi Jinping Thought on Socialism with Chinese Characteristics for a New Era. The new volume is expected to help the international community better understand the main contents of the thought, the CPC, Marxism and socialism with Chinese characteristics.
The new volume was jointly compiled by the State Council Information Office, the Institute of Party History and Literature of the CPC Central Committee, and the China Foreign Languages Publishing Administration.
Early this year, President Xi Jinping has called for concerted efforts to achieve the two centenary goals and realize the Chinese Dream of national rejuvenation. President Xi, also General Secretary of the Communist Party of China Central Committee and chairman of the Central Military Commission,
“In the new year, we must complete the building of a moderately prosperous society in all respects, win the tough battle against poverty, and accomplish the first centenary goal,” he said. China has set two centenary goals: the first is to “build a moderately prosperous society in all respects” to celebrate the CPC’s centenary in 2021; the second, to “build a modern socialist country that is prosperous, strong, democratic, culturally advanced and harmonious” by the middle of the century to celebrate the PRC’s centenary.
(With inputs from Xinhua)
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