Jiangsu marks Constitution Day
2017-12-06 16:14:00

East China’s Jiangsu province on Monday marked the National Constitution Day with province-wide activities in schools, government offices and state-owned companies to echo President Xi Jinping's drive to embrace the rule of law.

In November 2014, China's top legislature decided to designate December 4 as national Constitution Day amid efforts to enhance the document's implementation and advance the rule of law.

It is part of Xi's campaign strengthen the country's legal system to reduce corruption and improve government efficiency. Scores of serving and retired top officials have been detained on corruption charges over the past years.

China's top legislature adopted the Constitution on Dec. 4, 1982 based on a previous version enacted in 1954.

The day is set to enhance social awareness of the Constitution, promote its spirit, and strengthen its implementation, according to a decision adopted by the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress.

Source:江苏国际频道 Editor:Hiram
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