BEIJING, Jan. 2 (Xinhua) -- Xi Jinping, general secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee, has urged the country's auditing organs to fully perform their duties and improve auditing mechanisms.
Xi, also Chinese president, chairman of the Central Military Commission and head of the central auditing committee, made the remarks in an instruction as authorities recently commended outstanding auditing institutions and individuals.
Auditing organs have played an important role in promoting the implementation of policies made by the CPC Central Committee, helping fight against the "three tough battles," maintaining fiscal and economic order, improving people's livelihood and building a clean Party and government, Xi said.
Xi urged auditing authorities to fully perform their duties, uphold law-based auditing, improve mechanisms and make greater contributions to the modernization of China's system and capacity for governance.
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang and Secretary of the CPC Central Commission for Discipline Inspection Zhao Leji, both members of the Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee and vice heads of the central auditing committee, on Thursday met with representatives of outstanding units and individuals.
A total of 80 units and 45 individuals were commended by the office of the central auditing committee, the Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security and the National Audit Office.