The consistent will to reform and innovate is a valuable legacy from the great practice of developing socialism with Chinese characteristics, and the embodiment of the prevailing theme of the times.
The successful conclusion of the Third Plenary Session of the 11th Central Committee of Communist Party of China (CPC) in December 1978 inaugurated the great journey of reform and opening up.
In November 2013, the Third Plenary Session of the 18th CPC Central Committee initiated the comprehensive deepening of reform.
The National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) held a New Year gathering in Beijing on December 31, 2013.
In his speech at the gathering, General Secretary Xi Jinping stressed that we must carry on the reform and innovation characterized by keeping up with the times, forging ahead, diligent exploration and proactive practice;
strive to become staunch supporters and active practitioners of reform; and create a happier life through our own efforts in the reform practice.
The 19th CPC National Congress indicates that China has entered a new era in building a moderately prosperous society in all respects and a great modern socialist country in every dimension.
The years from the 19th to the 20th CPC National Congress shall be the historical confluence of the Two Centenary Goals.
The year of 2018 marks the 40th anniversary of reform and opening up.
We need to harness the consistent will to reform and innovate to inspire the people of all ethnic groups to build a moderately prosperous society in all respects, and set out with all that we have to build a modern socialist state.
Reform and opening up is the only way to develop China, socialism and Marxism.
We will continue to comprehensively deepen the reform, and march courageously towards the ambitious goal of the great rejuvenation of the Chinese nation by carrying on the reform and innovation characterized by keeping up with the times, forging ahead, diligent exploration and proactive practice.