(Text by Reporters of Jing’an Newspaper collectively/Photograph by Reporter Xiao Mingliang) On October 18, the 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China was inaugurated grandly, and all sectors of Jing’an District watched or listened to collectively the live broadcast of the opening session.
At 9 o’clock in the morning, Party cadres and the masses of Jing’an District, gathering before the TV, standing before the large outdoor LED screen, or opening the online live video, watched or listened to with earnest the grand opening session of the 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China. From organs to schools, from the army to enterprises, from streets to malls…… The enthusiastic applauds heard from time to time reflected the sincere expectations, and the words from the bottom of heart expressed the excitement.
Leaders of the CPC Jing’an District Committee, Jing’an District People’s Congress, Jing’an District Government and CPPCC Jing’an District Committee, including Lu Xiaodong, Li Weiping, Chen Yongdi, Deng Xiaodong, Gu Chunyuan, Shen Daming, He Yiqin, Ling Huikang, Liu Xie as well as Party members of district organs watched the opening session of the 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China at district office building.
All the participants listened attentively and seriously to the report to the 19th National Congress of the CPC delivered by the General Secretary Xi Jinping on behalf of the 18th Central Committee of the CPC, highlighting key points and taking notes from time to time. After the live broadcast, the organ Party members carried out hot discussion related to the content of the report and individual work conditions. A post-80s organ Party member told the reporter that he was quite excited to watch the live broadcast of the 19th National Congress of the CPC and gave his thumbs up for the Motherland. In the report, General Secretary Xi noted that we are closer to objective of national rejuvenation than at any time in history, and that we are more confident and more capable to realize this objective than at any time in history. The Party member said he was deeply proud to be a Party member and that he would stay true to the mission to make his contribution.
United Front Work Department of the CPC Jing’an District Committee, Jing’an District Federation of Industry and Commerce and Jing'an District Socialism Institute organized all organ cadres, non-communist cadres and representatives of social classes to watch the opening session of the 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China collectively and exchanged ideas. All participants said that they felt inspired by the report, such as “strengthen work related to non-communist intellectuals, improve the work related to people of different social classes, and give play to their important role in the cause of socialism with Chinese characteristics”, and the points stressed by the report, including leveraging the role of social organizations, caring about the healthy growth of teenagers, continuing to further promote law-based governance and housing system reform, deepen poverty alleviation. And they expressed that they will learn in depth the spirit conveyed by the 19th National Congress of the CPC to enhance their ideological and political quality, lead the masses of social classes to make contribution and devote the wisdom and power of the new social classes to creating a bright future of national rejuvenation.
Nearly 2,000 Party members of Jing’an Temple Sub-district watched the live broadcast in Party building service centers and service stations in 11 communities and 3 buildings under the administration. Ling Ruxin, Party member of the No.2 Party branch of the CPC of Siming Community, said that the opening of the 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China reflects the people’s aspiration for a better life, the affection of the CPC for the people and the solemn commitment to the future of China. “Oh, my Party, it’s You who present a satisfying answer to the people with your dedicated efforts; it’s You who build a prosperous and powerful country with great achievements. And today, the Party sets sail again holding high the flag of reform and opening-up, leading the people of China to sail afar towards the established targets and the bright future in high spirit”. Yang Weiguo, the Party member of No.3 Party branch of Haiyuan Community, expressed his feelings with a poem at the site.
Organ cadres, core members of community volunteers, residents and “two new” Party members listened to attentively the report delivered by General Secretary Xi at the Congress through TV or online live broadcast. The Party member Yan Rumin told the reporter that the report of General Secretary Xi Jinping is quite practical and inspiring, making him full of confidence for the great cause of communism where General Secretary Xi answered clearly the major topics and key expectations related to the social development direction of China and the interests of Chinese people with a strategic thinking and great foresight, and outlined the blueprint of development in next phase. Ai Liumei, Secretary of Party branch of Kangding Neighborhood Committee, said that she was excited about the report of the 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China and expected that there would be more and better changes around and that she would implement the spirit conveyed in the Congress in her work as a grass-roots worker.
Jiangning Road Sub-district organized all organ Party members to watch the live broadcast. 18 community Party branches, 7 “two new” general Party branches of the Sub-district organized by themselves Party members to watch the live broadcast in community Party building service centers, community activity rooms and corporate activity rooms. Community units in Jiangning Road Sub-district, such as Mary Kay, organized especially Party members to watch the live broadcast of the Congress seriously. Party members at the site discussed actively while watching and said that they would bear in mind the spirit conveyed in the Congress and employ flexibly in the future work and life. A retired old Party member in the community said that the opening of the 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China had pointed out the right direction of the development path of the Party and China, which was also a great event for Party members’ political life. He also said that although he had retired, he would continue the strict self-discipline and make contribution to the construction of the beautiful community by actively participating in community volunteer activity and serving the people.
After watching the live broadcast of the opening session of the 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China, all organ cadres of Beizhan Sub-district, cadres of communities and members of “two new” units and community Party members and residents expressed their feelings and ideas respectively, who couldn’t help suppressing their excitement. Qiu Feng, Secretary of Party branch of the Party building service center, said: “We shall learn the report of the 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China with earnest, follow the requirements of staying true to the mission, advance with continuous efforts, implement in one’s work, carry out down-to-earth practices, and strive to build ‘a charming Suhe Creek and a prosperous new Beizhan’.” A party activist Shen Lihong said with excitement: “Stay true to the mission and follow the steps of the Party. I wish China’s prosperity and stability and the people’s peaceful life. I will actively join the Party”; the “two new” Party member Chen Dezhong said: “the opening of the 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China will surely bring more opportunities for the development of private enterprises”.
“The happy life today cannot be achieved without the strength of the Motherland. I wish our country prosperity, and long live the Communist Party of China.” Three old Party members over 90 years old from Huitie Community and Sanbao Community of Baoshan Road Sub-district noted after watching the live broadcast at home. On that day, over 2,750 Party members from 144 grass-roots Party organizations of Baoshan Road Sub-district watched the live broadcast of the opening session of the 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China. Party members from “two new” organizations including Party branch of Shanghai Changkuai Logistics Co., Ltd., Party branch of Shanghai Hongyuan Industrial Co., Ltd., joint Party branch of Shanghai Garment Group Shengli Creative Park and general Party branch of Qingyun Road Glasses Street watched the live broadcast of the opening session and carried out active discussion. Party members noted that the opening of the 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China would definitely provide wider space for the development of private enterprises, which should firmly establish “four consciousnesses” and take lead in studying, publicizing and implementing the spirit of the Congress.
“In retrospect of the nearly 5-year remarkable achievement, which is a magnificent chapter in history; what jump into sight are the rules and regulations established for strict Party governance and the effective measures for fighting corruption and building a clean government. Concerned with the people’s livelihood, our Party shoulders the responsibility of the whole country; caring for the people, it has endeavored to build a country of prosperity. The country strives as a whole for the China Dream, and advances forward while staying true to the mission.” This is the eight-line Chinese poem with seven characters in each line by Bao Xiuyuan, the “two new” Party member of West Tianmu Road Sub-district, as the tribute to the 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China. On the opening day, Party building service center of West Tianmu Road Sub-district organized about 3,460 Party members from 173 grass-roots organizations to watch the opening session of the 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China and the report delivered by General Secretary Xi Jinping on behalf of the 18 Central Committee of the CPC through the broadcast of community Party building service centers and Party building service stations in communities and online live broadcast in buildings, and held seminars for discussion. All participants noted that they would follow the steps of the Party and be dedicated to work, especially work related to community residents, would support the work of Party organizations to serve the community residents by always focusing on the overall benefits of all community residents, and would develop the fine qualities of a qualified Party member by integrity and self-discipline in work.
All Party members of the Party branch of the Site Memorial of the Second National Congress of the CPC conscientiously watched the opening session of the 19th National Congress of the CPC and carried out study and discussion. “The Second National Congress of the CPC gives birth to the first Party constitution; and it is of exceptional significance to watch the opening session of 19th National Congress of the CPC and witness the amendment of the Party constitution at the birth place of the Party constitution. The report of General Secretary Xi Jinping will activate all Party members to stay true to the mission and tell the revolutionary stories and pass on revolutionary spirit with a new look.” Shen Xiaozhong , Secretary of the Party branch of the Site Memorial of the Second National Congress of the CPC and Executive Vice President of the Site Memorial, said that all staff of the Site Memorial would work at the frontline with the pioneering spirit as the propagandist of Party history and the disseminator of revolutionary stories. The reporter learned that, the Site Memorial of the Second National Congress of the CPC will roll out the “Celebrate the 19th National Congress of the CPC, the Beacon Shedding Light on the Journey” activity series, including various themed activities, such as the “The Beacon Leading Our Sail” stories of the Party history lecture, “The Bright Beacon” the voice of the heart finding expression in revolutionary songs, to express the ideal, belief and sincere feelings of all social sectors in celebrating the 19th National Congress of the CPC and following the steps of the Party forever.
Jing’an District Committee of the Communist Youth League organized members of Jing'an District Social Organization Hub Platform Council and over 50 Party members and League members to visit the Site Memorial of the Second National Congress of the CPC, launch the activity of “The Young Generation Watch the 19th National Congress of the CPC with Excitement; the Members of the Communist Youth League Forge the China Dream with Joint Efforts”, and watch the opening session of the 19th National Congress of the CPC collectively. Sun Lin, Secretary of the District Social Organization Working Committee of the Communist Youth League, said that the report delivered by General Secretary Xi Jinping was of profound guidance significance for the work of social organizations of the Communist Youth League at the critical period of the mass-based organization reform and wished a bright future for China as well as the remarkable progress of the work of social organizations of the Communist Youth League. Wu Jiani, Deputy Secretary of Jing’an District Committee of the Communist Youth League, said that to watch the opening session of the 19th National Congress of the CPC at the Site Memorial of the Second National Congress of the CPC was very meaningful, which would lead all young members of district social organizations to firmly bear in mind the ideal and belief of “staying true to the mission” and to contribute the power of youth to building Jing’an District into “the benchmark of central urban areas and the new highlight of Shanghai’s development”.
Party branch of District Social Organization Federation and Party branch of White Collars Home collaboratively organized the collective watching of the grand opening session of the 19th National Congress of the CPC and held the “Celebrating the Successful Opening of the 19th National Congress of the CPC” work salon for responsible personnel of Party building in social organizations. Responsible personnel of Party building from District Social Organization Federation of Gonghexin Road Sub-district and West Nanjing Road Sub-district, Shanghai Concierge Service Industry Development Center, Intelligent Fire-fighting School, Children Service Center of Tongcheng Community, Sun’s Petition Mediation Studio, Hongzhi Urban Community Management Service Center and so on focused on the 19th National Congress of the CPC and looked forward to the prospect of welfare organizations playing a significant role vigorously in aspects like geriatric nursing work, community service, employment promotion, scientific parenting, social contradictions mediation, assistance and education of special groups, centering on the keywords related to their work mentioned in the report of General Secretary Xi.
“To perform one’s responsibility in a down-to-earth manner and bring more sense of achievements to patients is the best gift for the 19th National Congress of the CPC.” The above is the voice of heart expressed by Zhang Jing, Secretary of the general Party branch of Shibei Hospital, on behalf of all cadres and staff of the whole hospital after the Hospital organized part of Party members, cadres and staff to watch the opening session of the 19th National Congress of the CPC. In the watching process, all participants felt delighted and excited for the remarkable achievements obtained in the aggressive advancement of the Party and the people since the 18th National Congress of the CPC, and were instilled with more confidence and inspiration for completing the building of a moderately prosperous society in the next five years, expressing one after another their determination of serving the people with their medical expertise and bringing more sense of achievements to the people in performing their respective responsibilities.