Highlights | Convening the First Meeting of the 20th Central Audit Committee
Play the Unique Role of Audit in Promoting the Party's Self Revolution
Further Promoting the High Quality Development of Audit Work in the New Era
Li Qiang and Li Xi Attend
To do a good job in the work of the new Central Audit Committee, we must adhere to the guidance of the thought of Socialism with Chinese characteristics for a new era, thoroughly study and implement the spirit of the 20th CPC National Congress, fully, accurately and comprehensively implement the new development concept, focus on overall, long-term and strategic issues, strengthen strategic planning and top-level design in the field of audit, and further promote the high-quality development of audit work in the new era, Ensure the overall work of the Party and the state with powerful and effective audit supervision services.
Li Qiang, member of the Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China Central Committee, Premier of the State Council, and Deputy Director of the Central Audit Committee, as well as Li Xi, member of the Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China Central Committee, Secretary of the Central Discipline Inspection Committee, and Deputy Director of the Central Audit Committee, attended the meeting.
The meeting heard reports from the Office of the Central Audit Committee on the audit report on the implementation of the central budget and other financial expenditures for 2022, as well as opinions on promoting the high-quality development of audit work in the new era.
The meeting emphasized that auditing is an important component of the Party and state supervision system, and an important force in promoting the modernization of the national governance system and governance capabilities. Since the 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China, under the centralized and unified leadership of the Party Central Committee, the Central Audit Committee has promoted the systematic and holistic restructuring of the audit system, and has embarked on a new audit path that is suitable for China's national conditions. The audit work has achieved historic achievements and undergone historic changes. Firstly, we will deepen the reform of the audit management system, and the Party Central Committee will continuously refine and institutionalize the centralized and unified leadership of audit work. Second, the understanding of the regularity of the audit cause of Socialism with Chinese characteristics has been deepened. Thirdly, auditing serves the overall interests of the Party and the country with stronger initiative and compatibility, and its unique supervisory role is more prominent. Fourthly, the overall pattern of audit rectification has taken shape, and the application and coordination of audit results have become smoother, authoritative, and efficient.
The meeting pointed out that to do a good job in the audit work of the new era and new journey, the overall requirement is to focus on building a centralized, unified, comprehensive, authoritative and efficient audit supervision system, and better play the role of audit supervision. We should use our strength to enhance the political attributes and functions of auditing, and accurately grasp, comprehend, and implement the deployment of the Party Central Committee. We must follow closely and ensure that there is no omission or exception in the audit and supervision power of all places, departments, and units that manage and use public funds, state-owned assets, and state-owned resources, forming a normalized and dynamic deterrent. We must adhere to legal auditing, conduct research-oriented auditing, carry forward the spirit of struggle, enhance our fighting skills, and create a "special force" for economic supervision; Coordinate with other supervisors to form a collaborative force for supervision.
The meeting requested that we solidly carry out this year's audit work, highlight major issues, increase audit efforts, and promote the implementation of the decisions and arrangements of the Party Central Committee. Focus on the primary task of high-quality development, and strengthen the supervision on the implementation of major projects, strategies and measures. Focusing on stabilizing growth, employment, and prices, we will continue to keep a close eye on precious fiscal funds, and increase our audit efforts on the implementation of a package of policies and measures to stabilize the economy. Focusing on the development of the real economy, we will increase our audit efforts on the implementation of financial support for the real economy and corporate rescue policies, and promote the implementation of the "two unwavering principles". Focusing on promoting the bottom line of people's livelihoods, closely focusing on the most direct and practical interests of the people, and promoting the implementation of policies that benefit and enrich the people. Focus on overall development and security, pay close attention to local government debt, finance, real estate, food, energy and other key areas, and firmly hold the bottom line of no Systematic risk. Focusing on the standardized operation of power, fully leveraging the important role of auditing in anti-corruption and chaos control, resolutely investigating and punishing corruption intertwined with political and economic issues, resolutely investigating and punishing corruption in areas where power is concentrated, capital is intensive, and resources are enriched, and resolutely investigating and punishing the "fly and ant corruption" around the masses.
The meeting emphasized that the "second half of the article" on audit rectification and the "first half of the article" on audit disclosure issues are equally important and must be promoted together. We should make urging audit rectification an important aspect of daily supervision, and use audit results as an important reference for cadre assessment, appointment, dismissal, and rewards and punishments. Serious accountability should be held for ineffective, perfunctory, or false rectification.
The meeting pointed out that this year marks the 40th anniversary of the establishment of the auditing agency. The Party Central Committee has high hopes for auditing, inheriting the glorious tradition and excellent style of auditing, shaping professional spirit, and improving professional abilities. We must comprehensively and strictly govern the Party's governance and audit, carry out in-depth theme education and rectification of audit team education, and build a loyal, clean, and responsible high-quality professional audit cadre team.
The meeting requires party committees at all levels to effectively shoulder their political responsibilities and improve their leadership in auditing work. The main responsible comrades should personally supervise and manage, and fully leverage the leading and coordinating role of the audit committee.
Members of the Central Audit Committee attended the meeting, and leaders of relevant departments of the central and state organs attended the meeting as nonvoting delegates.