Xi Jinping's Article on Putting People First to Be Published




An article by Xi Jinping, General Secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee, on putting people first, will be published on Monday (1).


The text, also authored by the Chinese President and Chairman of the Central Military Commission, is part of the seventh edition of this year's Qiushi Magazine, an emblematic periodical of the CPC Central Committee.


It is a collection of excerpts from relevant speeches by Xi Jinping, made between November 2012 and December 2023.


The article emphasizes that the people are the creators of history and the true heroes, highlighting the original aspirations and missions of Chinese communists to seek happiness for the Chinese people and the rejuvenation of the Chinese nation.


Standing with the people represents the fundamental political position of the CPC and distinguishes a Marxist political party from other political parties, the article states, adding that everything the Party does is to realize, safeguard, and promote the fundamental interests of the overwhelming majority of the people.


The article praises the people as the decisive force in transforming China into a great modern socialist country in all aspects and emphasizes a people-centered development philosophy.


It is important to ensure that the gains of modernization benefit all people fairly, the article says, calling for more notable and substantial progress in promoting common prosperity for all.


China Radio International