XI'AN, Jan. 14 (Xinhua) -- A senior Communist Party of China (CPC) leader has called for more efforts to educate Party members on adhering to the mass line to serve the people, be practical and free from corruption.
Liu Yunshan, a member of the Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee, made the remarks during an inspection tour of northwest China's Shaanxi Province from Jan. 11 to 14.
The education and practices on adhering to the mass line are of great significance in keeping the Party's advanced nature and purity. It is also an important step for improving the Party's work style, said Liu.
He urged Party members and officials to conduct profound research and listen to public opinion.
In Yan'an, a former revolutionary base of the CPC, Liu visited local revolutionary resorts and reviewed Party history with experts.
"The spirit of Yan'an is the treasure of the Party," Liu said. "The education on adhering to the mass line is in line with the Yan'an spirit as well as the Party's work to build itself up."
Liu called on all Party members to carry forward the Party's fine traditions and exemplary work style to benefit the people under the current situation.
During his inspection tour, Liu also visited local villages, enterprises and communities to observe Party-building efforts at the grassroots level and development in both rural and urban areas.
Liu praised local governments for fully implementing the spirit of the 18th CPC National Congress, as well as the achievements made in economic development and improving people's livelihood.
At symposiums held to communicate with local cadres and people, Liu urged CPC officials at all levels to impose strict disciplinary measures, carry forward a good work style and set examples to maintain close ties with the masses.
In order to ensure the effectiveness of the education on adhering to the mass line, Liu also appealed to all CPC members to make good use of the new experiences gathered in recent years and to open themselves up to public supervision.