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BEIJING, (Xinhua) — Chinese President Xi Jinping has called for enhanced efforts to build up China’s strength in agriculture and do a good job in work on agriculture and rural areas.
Xi, also general secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee and chairman of the Central Military Commission, made the remarks while addressing the annual central rural work conference held from Friday to Saturday in Beijing.
Advancing rural revitalization across the board and moving faster to build up China’s strength in agriculture is part of the CPC Central Committee’s strategic plans of building China into a great modern socialist country in all respects, Xi pointed out.
Xi called for full steam in pressing ahead with the work related to agriculture, rural areas and farmers with rural revitalization as the focus, and vigorously promoting agricultural and rural modernization.
Li Keqiang presided over the conference, which was also attended by Li Qiang, Wang Huning, Han Zheng, Cai Qi and Ding Xuexiang. ■