Wang Yang, the member of the Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee and chairman of the National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference, recently visited the Uyghur region, Xinhua News Agency, the mouthpiece of Chinese Communist Party reported.
According to State media, Wang yang “emphasized that it is necessary to learn and understand the spirit of General Secretary XiJin Ping’s important speech at the third Central Xinjiang Work Symposium, to learn and understand the spirit of the National Two Conferences, to fully and accurately implement the Party’s strategy of governing Xinjiang in the new era, and to scientifically grasp Xinjiang’s work. The situation, focusing on the general goal of social stability and long-term stability, adhere to the combination of benchmarking and table-based work, unity of goal-oriented and problem-oriented, comprehensive promotion and coordination of key points, and steadily implement the Party Central Committee’s decision-making and deployment.”
His visit to the region prompted speculation about the CCP's policy change on the Uyghurs. Tursunjan, a U.S.-based Uighur activist, told Voices of Uighurs that the CCP wants to put on a show as international groups demand a visit to the region.