"We will focus on advice and efforts on the main issue in securing a decisive victory in building a moderately prosperous society in all respects and embarking on a journey to fully build a modern socialist China," Yu said.
Nicole Chiang, the museum's curator, said: “We are deeply shocked and saddened by the burglary as we are preparing for our 25th anniversary celebrations. Not only do the stolen objects have significant historical and cultural value, they also hold irreplaceable emotional value for our founder.”
Research shows the average age of Chinese visitors to the UK is younger than the average age of visitors from other countries, with half of Chinese visitors last year aged between 25 and 44. Phocuswright, a global market research company, estimates that 60 percent of international Chinese travelers are aged between 18 and 34.
The Central Commission for Discipline Inspection, China's top anti-graft watchdog, launched an investigation in September. In October, Xiang was expelled from the Party and dismissed from public office for corruption.
"We hope giving modeling performances can help relieve the psychological pressure of aging, so we can become old with elegance."
Liu said her meeting with the president lasted no more than 10 minutes, after which Xi went to see other elders in the nursing home, but she said it was a great encouragement to them.