Author: The Institute of Party History and Literature of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China
Publisher: Central Compilation & Translation Press
The founding of the People's Republic of China in 1949 marked China's great leap from millennia-old feudal autocracy to democracy of the people, a milestone in the great rejuvenation of the Chinese nation since modern times. At that moment, the Chinese nation ushered in a new era of development and progress. To celebrate the 70th anniversary of the founding of the PRC, the Institute of Party History and Literature of the CPC Central Committee has compiled the Chronicle of the People's Republic of China (October 1949 - September 2019) in order to record the great practice of how the Communist Party of China (CPC) has led the Chinese people in exploring, creating, preserving and developing socialism with Chinese characteristics and its major achievements in theoretical and institutional innovation; demonstrate China's great accomplishments in economic, political, cultural, social and ecological advancement, in national defense and the military, in implementing the "one country, two systems" policy and working for national reunification, and in diplomacy and Party building during the past 70 years; facilitate a deeper understanding of the great strengths of the CPC, the Chinese people and socialism with Chinese characteristics, and encourage all Party members and the people of all ethnic groups to unite more closely around the CPC Central Committee with Comrade Xi Jinping at its core, to remain true to our original aspiration and keep our mission firmly in mind, to forge ahead and break new ground, and to follow the road of socialism with Chinese characteristics, confidently consolidate and develop the PRC, and strive tirelessly for the Two Centenary Goals and the Chinese Dream of national rejuvenation. It is now published in full for readers.