BEIJING, May 9 (Xinhua) -- A senior Communist Party of China (CPC) official has called on the Xinjiang Production and Construction Corps to give full play to their functions of maintaining stability in and garrisoning the country's border areas.
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 a four-day inspection and research tour to northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, which ended Thursday.
Speaking highly of the achievements the corps have made in recent years, You asked them to further understand and grasp the responsibilities and missions of the corps in the new era and improve their emergency system in maintaining stability.
He called for consistent efforts to deepen the reform of the corps and more efforts to improve the vitality of development and administrative efficacy to push forward the reform with breakthroughs in key areas.
You also asked for more support to the corps in their work, and mobilize cadres and common people to develop, construct and stabilize southern Xinjiang.