A country's political party system is a major component of its political framework and makes a critical contribution to de-mocracy. The system best suited to a country is determined by its history， traditions， and realities. There are many types of po-litical party system around the world， and there is not a single system that is good for all countries.The system of multiparty cooperation and political consul-tation under the leadership of the Communist Party of China （CPC） is a basic element of China's political framework. A new model grown out of the soil of China， it also learns from other countries and absorbs the fruits of their political achievements.The Constitution of the Peoples Republic of China stipulates，The system of multiparty cooperation and political consulta-tion under the leadership of the Communist Party of China will continue and develop long into the future.In this system， in addition to the CPC， there are eight other political parties： the Revolutionary Committee of the Chinese Kuomintang， the China Democratic League， the China Nation-al Democratic Construction Association， the China Association for Promoting Democracy， the Chinese Peasants and Workers Democratic Party， the China Zhi Gong Party， the Jiusan So-ciety， and the Taiwan Democratic Self-Government League.The system also includes prominent individuals without affil-iation to any of the political parties （hereinafter referred to as non-affiliates）.Following the principles of long-term coexistence， mu-tual oversight， sincerity， and sharing the rough times and the smooth， the CPC and the other political parties have created a multiparty cooperation system in which the CPC exercises state power and the other parties participate fully in the admin-istration of state affairs under the leadership ofthe CPC.This is a unique political model.It has displayed unques-tionable strength and vitality in China's political and social life.It is essential to the task of modernizing China's governance system and capacity. It continues to make an invaluable contri-bution to the political progress of humanity.