- Apr 13, 2011
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The party should adopt more comprehensive criteria for assessing the performance of its officials other than judging them from GDP numbers, Xi, also general secretary of the CPC told a meeting on the eve of the 92nd founding anniversary of the party which has ruled the country since 1949.
The party should consider a local official’s work in various aspects including people’s livelihood, the development of local society and the quality of environment, Xi said.
“We should never judge a cadre simply by the GDP,” he said expressing annoyance over excessive focus on economic growth numbers by local and provincial officials to highlight the development in their regions.
“The party’s cadres should be firm followers of Communist ideals, true believers of Marxism and devoted fighters for the socialism with Chinese characteristics,” he said.
A party official’s integrity will not grow with the years of service and promotion of his post but with persistent efforts to discipline himself and study Marxist classics and theories of socialism with Chinese characteristics, Xi said.
Read more @: Xi: Return to Marxism | Systemic Capital.com
Is China gonna return to its aggressive non revisionist policies that Mao upheld as "Marxism"? Doubt it. Most likely just talking points from Xi.