Public Security Meeting ahead of the Tibetan Uprising Day
March 04, 2017
At a meeting of the Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR) Provincial Public Security Bureau in Lhasa on 25th February, 2017, the Director of the National Public Security Bureau presented the Work Report of the Public Security Bureau in the entire Tibetan areas for the year 2016 and outlined the deployment of Public Security Officials and their work assignments for the year 2017. The meeting was attended by He Wenhao, Vice-Chairman of the Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR) People’s Government and Deputy Secretary of the Politics and Law Committee of the TAR and Member of the TAR Standing Committee. Among others who attended the meeting was Liu Jiang, Deputy Secretary of the TAR People’s Government.
He Wenhao, who previously was the Deputy Secretary and member of Standing Committee of Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region Party Committee, while speaking at the meeting appreciated and applauded the officials of the TAR Public Security Bureau for upholding and implementing the ‘ten measures’ concerning stability and security in the region.
He further urged officials of all levels of Public Security Organs to grasp the fundamental rules of security laws; strengthen and enhance intelligence bureaus; reform household registration formalities; implement preferential treatment measures; strengthen information dissemination mechanisms; make police controls stricter; and promote honest public security teams.
(Comment: The meeting was held days ahead of the 58th Tibetan National Uprising day on 10th March.)
Xi Jinping’s meeting with Ethnic Minority leaders
March 11, 2017
Chinese President Xi Jinping attended a gathering with ethnic minority deputies and political advisors on the sidelines of the National People’s Congress (NPC) and Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) sessions at the banquet hall of the Great Hall of the People.
Kelsang Dolkar , a Tibetan deputy to the NPC greeted Xi Jinping and briefed him about the status of the education system, medical services, household registration systems etc. in her village. She was followed by a Deputy from the Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region who briefed Xi Jinping on the progress in local development. Xi Jinping told him to make “solid” efforts for maintaining ethnic unity and social and political stability.
All other members of the Standing Committee of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) Central Committee (CC)’s Political Bureau (PB), including Li Keqiang, Zhang Dejiang, Yu Zhengsheng, Liu Yunshan, Wang Qishan and Zhang Gaoli, attended the gathering. The NPC Deputies and CPPCC advisors were advised to contribute to the Chinese nation’s rejuvenation efforts.
The gathering was chaired by Jampa Phuntsok (Ethnicity: Tibetan), Vice Chairman of the NPC Standing Committee.
Sun Chunlan, Head of the CCP CC’s United Front Work Department (UFWD), spoke at the meeting and said that the CCP CC attaches great importance to ethnic work and has made a set of decisions and arrangements to support ethnic regions. She added:”We must closely unite around the CCP Central Committee with Comrade Xi Jinping as the core,” and called for “joint efforts to build a community of shared future for the Chinese nation.”
The meeting concluded with a cultural performance by people of ethnic minorities.[Source]