The People's Daily, China's leading newspaper, publishes an editorial Monday calling for efforts to promote an overall economic and social development by adhering to the scientific viewpoint.
The editorial says the decision made at China's central economic conference, which concluded on Sunday, is of great importance to next year's economic work.
In meeting the overall requirements of the decision, the most important thing is to carry out the scientific concept of development in an unswerving way and use the concept a guide to an overall economic and social development.
It says the scientific concept of development, an important theory of the Communist Party of China, is an important guideline thought that must be adhered to in the whole process of China's efforts to build a well-off society in an all-round way and China's modernization drive.
The concept emphasizes putting people first and an all-round, coordinated and sustainable development.
The editorial calls on efforts to strengthen and improve the macro control in the coming year, and hails the achievements China has made in economic development by introducing the macro control policy this year.