China will strengthen the role of the Communist Party in foreign-invested enterprises as the number of cadres in overseas companies here grows, a leading official said Wednesday.
“The management of party members working in foreign-invested ventures will be further strengthened,” Ouyang Song, deputy head of the party’s organisation department told journalists.
This will ensure that the party maintains its leading role in Chinese society, Ouyang said.
He said 3.14 million party members were currently employed in non-public enterprises, up by 1.69 million in 2002 and an increase of 113 percent. [Full Text]