‘Mutual cooperation among leftist forces must’
KATHMANDU: Song Tao, minister of the International Department of the CPC Central Committee stressed the need for mutual cooperation among the leftist forces in South Asia.
Addressing a virtual session on a thematic briefing on the Sixth Plenary Session of the 19th Central Committee of the Chinese Communist Party (CPC) on Monday afternoon, Tao said that the leftist focus should focus of South Asia should focus on the development of the society to strengthen themselves. He was of the view that the communist parties need to support each other and also lay their emphasis on strong and scientific leadership.
Speaking further, Tao said that communist parties can introduce new principles. At the same time, he claimed that socialism with Chinese characteristics can make people under the leadership of President Xi Jinping. “The principles should accommodate the reality of a country and society,” he said, adding that it may also be included by other country’s successful models.
On the occasion, he shared that the CPC would begin its preparation to achieve the goals for the second centenary of the party. The party marked the first centenary on July 1, 2021, to mark the 100th anniversary of its establishment.
Tao shared that rapid economic growth and stability are two major goals of the party.
Claiming that the CPC has a bright and extended future, he added that the party has committed some mistakes as well. “We can, however, correct those mistakes in the days to follow.”
Tao urged the communist forces for mutual learning and sharing of principles, conservation of ecology and promotion of equality and social justice.
He also took time to share that China provided COVID-19 aids to 150 countries and donated as many as 1.7 billion COVID-19 vaccines across the world.
The program was virtually attended by the leaders of political parties of Nepal, Bangladesh, India and Sri Lanka.
The leaders of Nepal’s CPN (Maoist Center), CPN (Unified Socialist), CPN led by Netra Bikram Chand CPN-ML and Nepal Workers and Peasants Party along with former prime ministers trio Pushpa Kamal Dahal Prachanda, Jhala Nath Khanal and Madhav Kumar Nepal also joined the session.
Speaker of Sri Lanka, Nepal’s Vice President Nanda Bahadur Pun, Sri Lankan Education Minister, General Secretary of Bangladesh Communist Party, Sita Ram Yechuri of Communist Party of India (Marxist) delivered their speeches congratulating on the completion of the Sixth Plenum of 19th CPC Central Committee and wishing for further success.