Our army has fine traditions. Comrade Mao Zedong established an excellent system and a fine style of work for it as early as the period of struggle in the Jinggang Mountains.
A question which now confronts you is how the Anshan Iron and Steel Company should be updated. Whenever foreign technology is introduced, we should first master it and then upgrade or renovate it.
The Central Committee of the Party has added its instructions to the report submitted a few days ago to Chairman Mao and the Central Committee by the Ministry of Metallurgical Industry.
Comrade Mao Zedong has recently given us three important instructions. First, study theory and combat and prevent revisionism. Second, achieve stability and unity. Third, boost the economy.
We should first of all recognize that the general situation in our army is good and that it has stood the test both before and after the founding of the People's Republic, right up to the present. Our army is the mainstay of the dictatorship of the proletariat in China.
In recent months, the Central Committee of the Party has issued several consecutive documents on solving problems in railway work and in iron and steel production.
A good number of questions have been raised in the document drafted by the State Planning Commission. This document is necessary.
I said at a meeting held in Dazhai that a failing agriculture would be an obstruction to industrial development.
There is at present a need to put things in order in every field. Agriculture and industry must be put in order, and the policies on literature and art need to be adjusted.
A few days ago, when two leading comrades of the General Office of the Central Committee of the Party came to see me, I told them that the ``two whatevers'' are unacceptable.