BEIJING, Jan. 15 (Xinhua) -- Senior Chinese leader Li Changchun on Sunday met members of the advisory council of Marxism Theory Research and Construction Project at the Great Hall of the People, sending new year greetings.
Li, a member of the Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee, said Marxism studies have propelled the theoretical building of the CPC and promoted the development of philosophy and social sciences. He praised the researchers for their achievements.
Li stressed the work of textbook compiling, asking researchers to make greater efforts in this regard in 2012.
Launched in 2004, the Marxism Theory Research and Construction Project was aimed at promoting theoretical innovation of Marxism as well as the entire disciplines of philosophy and social sciences, and fostering a number of Marxism theorists and teachers.