Greater efforts by local governments are needed to build a peaceful countryside to create a social environment for building a harmonious socialist society, said Luo Gan Secretary of the Central Committee for Comprehensive Management of Public Security (CCCMPS), at a plenary session of the CCCMPS on Monday.
The adoption of "the Resolution on Some Major Issues for Building A Harmonious Socialist Society", which was prepared by the recent Sixth Plenary Session of the Sixteenth CPC Central Committee, has put forward new and higher criteria for comprehensively managing public security, said Luo, who is also a member of the Standing Committee of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee Political Bureau.
He urged local authorities to increase efforts to crack down on crimes in the rural areas, especially mafia-like evil forces, make efforts to prevent and reduce crimes efficiently, and improve the building of police departments in the country. Greater efforts should be made improve grassroots Party organizations and village committees, he said.
The meeting was presided over and also addressed by State-Councilor Zhou Yongkang, who is also member of the CPC Central Committee Political Bureau and a deputy chairman of the CPPMPS.
Present were Gu Xiulian, Xiao Yang, Jia Chunwang, Wang Shengjun and Chen Jiping and other members of the CCCMPS.