China will relax the strict birth control policy , called ' single child ' and which was imposed in 1979 announced Friday the official New China News Agency , quoted by AFP .
Thus, couples in which one member is a single child will be allowed to have two children, Xinhua said , evoking a " major reform " , announced four days at the end of an important meeting of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP).
Currently , the law authorizes only one child per family , but there are exceptions for couples in which both members only child .
"Politics births will be adjusted and improved gradually to promote ' balanced long-term growth of China's population ,'" wrote Xinhua , referring pa CCP leaders adopted a decision this week.
Despite growing calls continue to relax the strict rules on family planning , communist leaders have supported so far by way of the one child policy remains constant as required and that excessive demographic development would threaten the country's economic growth .