Xi made the remarks while meeting with Vincent Siew, honorary chairman of the Taiwan-based Cross-Strait Common Market Foundation, at Boao, Hainan province on the sidelines of the ongoing Boao Forum for Asia annual conference on Tuesday.
This year marks the 40th anniversary of the reform and opening-up policy, and socialism with Chinese characteristics has entered a new era, Xi said.
US Secretary of State nominee and CIA Director Mike Pompeo had made a secret visit to DPRK over the Easter weekend and met with Kim, Trump confirmed on Twitter on Wednesday.
China is the world's largest investor in artificial intelligence, while cities nationwide are opening innovation incubation centers and shared workspaces alongside plans to build smart, green infrastructure and transport systems.
Uzbekistan's President Shavkat Mirziyoyev said that with the visionary leadership of Xi, China is carrying out its reform strategies to achieve national stability, development and prosperity. Xi's election as the president will promote China's role as a prestigious major power in international political and economic affairs, and protect the stability and safety of the world and region, he said.
Fast Company, a US business magazine, named automaker BYD as one of the Top 10 Most Innovative Companies for Energy. The company, also based in Shenzhen, ranked No 2 on the list.