Xi honors enduring legacy of Marx

By An Baijie
May 05, 2018

Conference marks 200th anniversary of the birth of history’s ‘No 1 thinker’

The Communist Party of China will continue to learn from Karl Marx, the greatest thinker of human history, and practice Marxism in the new era, President Xi Jinping said on Friday.

Xi, also general secretary of the CPC Central Committee and chairman of the Central Military Commission, made the remarks at a conference at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing to mark the 200th anniversary of Marx’s birth.

The conference was held to honor the greatest thinker of human history and demonstrate the CPC’s firm belief in upholding the truth of Marxism, Xi said.

“Today, we hold this grand gathering with great veneration to mark the 200th anniversary of Marx’s birth, to remember his great character and historic deeds and to review his noble spirit and brilliant thoughts,” Xi said at the event.

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