All regions and departments across China should study President Xi Jinping's new book on governance, according to a notice released by the General Office of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee.
The second volume of "Xi Jinping: The Governance of China" was published earlier this month.
Photo taken on Nov. 7, 2017 shows the second volume of Chinese President Xi Jinping's book "Xi Jinping: The Governance of China", in Beijing, capital of China. The second volume of Chinese President Xi Jinping's book on governance has been published in both Chinese and English, the publisher said Tuesday. [Photo/Xinhua]
The notice by the General Office of the CPC Central Committee on forwarding the opinions of publicity and organization departments of the CPC Central Committee regarding studying Xi's new book was released recently.
Over the three years since the publication of the first volume in September 2014, Xi, who is also general secretary of the CPC Central Committee, has continued to put forward new concepts, thoughts and strategies, enriching CPC theories, the notice said.
The second volume, which has 17 topics, collects 99 of Xi's speeches, conversations, instructions and letters between Aug. 18, 2014 and Sept. 29, 2017.
It depicts the practice of the CPC Central Committee, with Xi at the core, in uniting and leading Chinese people to uphold and develop socialism with Chinese characteristics in a new era, the notice said.
The new volume also reflects the development and main contents of Xi Jinping Thought on Socialism with Chinese Characteristics for a New Era.
It is a major political task of the whole Party to study and carry out Xi Jinping Thought on Socialism with Chinese Characteristics for a New Era at present and for the next period, the notice noted.
It also urged Party organizations at all levels to study the first and second volumes so as to understand Xi Jinping Thought on Socialism with Chinese Characteristics for a New Era and better implement the new thought.
Studying of the new book should also be included in training at Party schools and Party committees at all levels, executive leadership academies and academies of governance, the notice stressed.