BEIJING, Oct. 24 (Xinhua) -- The fourth plenary session of the 19th Central Committee of the Communist Party of China (CPC) will be held from Oct. 28 to 31 in Beijing, according to a decision made at a CPC Central Committee Political Bureau meeting on Thursday.
Xi Jinping, general secretary of the CPC Central Committee, presided over the meeting.
At Thursday's meeting, members of the CPC Central Committee Political Bureau discussed important issues concerning how to uphold and improve the system of socialism with Chinese characteristics and modernize China's system and capacity for governance, according to a statement issued after the meeting.
They were briefed about the opinions solicited from in and outside the CPC about a document on the CPC Central Committee's decision concerning how to uphold and improve the system of socialism with Chinese characteristics and modernize China's system and capacity for governance, the statement said.
They decided that the document will be revised based on the discussion at Thursday's meeting and submitted to the fourth plenary session.
The document won recognition from people from various regions and sectors as well as delegates to the 19th CPC National Congress, who offered many constructive proposals, the statement said.
The meeting underscored upholding and improving the major institutions that underpin the system of socialism with Chinese characteristics.
It called for developing a set of institutions that are well-conceived, fully built, procedure-based and efficiently functioning.
Speaking of the overall goals to be met, the meeting vowed to see that institutions in all fields are notably improved when the CPC marks its centenary, before the modernization of China's system and capacity for governance is basically achieved by 2035 and realized in full as the People's Republic of China celebrates its centenary.
Calling upholding and improving the system of socialism with Chinese characteristics and modernizing China's system and capacity for governance a major strategic mission for the CPC, the meeting stressed that the efforts must be carried out under the unified leadership of the CPC Central Committee.