Top security chief calls for progress in political, legal area

(english.court.gov.cn)Updated : 2018-01-24

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Guo Shengkun, a member of the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee and head of the Commission for Political and Legal Affairs of the committee, makes a speech at the Central Political and Legal Work Conference in Beijing on Jan 22. [Photo by Hao Fan/chinacourt.org]

China's top security chief Guo Shengkun called for progress in improving procuratorial, judicial and public security work in the new era at a working conference on Jan 22.

At the Central Political and Legal Work Conference in Beijing, Guo, head of the Political and Legal Affairs Committee of the Communist Party of China Central Committee, demanded an improved workforce and deepened intelligence-building at courts to reach the goal.

He said that political and legal workers should do their jobs in a visionary and proactive manner to give the people a greater sense of gain, happiness and security.

A people-centered mentality should also be adhered to, according to Guo.

Guo called for deepening judicial system reform, pushing the building of a safe and law-based China, and strictly exercising law-enforcement and judicial power.