Senior CPC official stresses intellectuals' role in patriotic united front

Source: Xinhua| 2019-04-18 00:09:39|Editor: Mu Xuequan
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WUHAN, April 17 (Xinhua) -- A senior Communist Party of China (CPC) official has called for greater prominence given to intellectuals who are not CPC members in the patriotic united front work.

You Quan, a member of the Secretariat of the CPC Central Committee and head of the United Front Work Department of the CPC Central Committee, made the remarks during an inspection and research tour to central Hubei Province, which ended on Wednesday.

At universities, scientific research institutes and companies, he asked for targeted and meticulous ideological and political work on intellectuals who are not Party members in the new era.

They should be supported in their endeavors to make further achievements in their careers, to play their advantages in offering advice and suggestions and to play a bigger role in society, You said.