Party leader, Hu Jintao, has called for the government to improve its service to the people.
He says a fair, capable and sustainable public service will help build a harmonious society.
Hu Jintao says the ultimate goal of building a service-oriented government is to enhance the government's capability and level of service. He says the key points in strengthening public services are ensuring and improving people's livelihoods.
Hu Jintao says the major functions of the government should be adjusted in areas like economic regulation, social administration and public services. The government is obligated to provide fast, convenient and high quality services for citizens.
Hu Jintao is calling for changes to the current government structure to make it more efficient. He says the quality of public services will become a crucial standard in evaluating government work.
Hu Jintao says non-profit organizations should participate in public services, and more funds from the public budget will be used to assist people in less-developed areas.
Hu Jintao also urges the improvement of public servants' skill levels.
Hu Jintao's remarks came as senior CPC leaders study other countries' governmental experiences. Hu Jintao called on governments at all levels to learn from successful foreign examples.