(NSI News Source Info) BEIJING, China - September 18, 2009: China's leaders are marking 60 years of Communist Party rule with relentless security around Beijing in an effort to ensure nothing disrupts the parade on October 1 celebrating six decades of the People's Republic.
Cyclists stop to look at armed special forces paramilitary policemen as they stand guard near Beijing's Tiananmen Square September 18, 2009.
The General Office of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee and the General Office of the State Council issued a collection of slogans Friday for the celebration of the 60th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China. The collection of 50 catchphrases touches upon issues of political system, economic development, environmental protection, military modernization and national unification. On the top of the slogan list are "Warmly celebrate the 60th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China!" and "Hail the great success of our country's reform and opening-up and socialist modernization!" Also on the list are "Put people first, realize, safeguard and develop the fundamental interests of the overwhelming majority of the people!" and "build a socialist harmonious society and promote social equity and justice!" One of the slogans also advocates the inheritance of fine military tradition that the armed forces should obey the command of the Party and serve the people. Slogans also include "Adhere to the one China policy and promote the country's great cause of peaceful reunification!" and "Adhere to the independent foreign policy of peace and unswervingly pursue the road of peaceful development!" and "Long live the great unity of all nationalities of China!" China has planned massive celebrations for the 60th founding anniversary of the people's republic on October 1. The celebrations in downtown Beijing will feature a mass pageant and a military review.