Xi: More building of moderately prosperous society
President Xi Jinping has stressed sticking to China’s new development philosophy and further implementing the strategy of revitalising northeast China.
Mr Xi, also general secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee and chairman of the Central Military Commission, made the remarks during an inspection tour in northeast China’s Jilin Province from last Wednesday to Friday.
He urged efforts to ensure a decisive victory in building a moderately prosperous society in all respects and eradicating poverty. Mr Xi underscored the great importance of China’s 14th five-year plan, which will start next year, as it is the first five-year period after the country embarks on a new journey to fully build itself into a modern socialist country. Mr Xi noted that the internal conditions and external environment for the country’s development are undergoing profound and complex changes.
“We must maintain sustained, healthy economic and social development,” Mr Xi said, stressing the need to strengthen study and assessment, deepen research, and conduct sound policy-making.
Mr Xi called for careful planning of the development goals, ideas and measures for the 14th five-year plan.
Visiting Lishu County last Wednesday afternoon, Mr Xi was briefed on agricultural development and mechanised and largescale
“I care very much about grain production and food security,” Mr Xi said, demanding that Jilin should make efforts to ensure food security, accelerate the transformation of agricultural development, and provide more experience in developing modern agriculture.
Walking into a cornfield, Mr Xi stressed the integration of agriculture and technology, noting that farmers should be able to use the best technology to grow topquality grains.
He also demanded effective measures to protect and utilise the high-yielding black soil.
Chinease President Xi Jinping on a visit to inspect grain production.