Zhang stressed that the national legislature should fully implement Xi Jinping Thought on Socialism with Chinese Characteristics for a New Era.
Efforts should be made to encourage all ethnic groups to watch out for and help each other and raise awareness of ethnic unity, so that all ethnic groups could be together "like seeds of a pomegranate," he said.
Xi made the remarks after he conferred an Armed Police flag on General Wang Ning, commander of the Armed Police, and General Zhu Shengling, political commissar of the force, at a ceremony on Wednesday morning at the Central Military Commission headquarters in Beijing.
The year-on-year economic growth rate of 6.9 percent last year also was remarkable among the world's major economies, he added.
Xi called for joint efforts from people across the Straits to deepen economic and cultural exchanges and cooperation, thus benefiting people and enterprises from Taiwan.
Responding to a question concerning Taiwan leader Tsai Ing-wen's visit to Swaziland, Hua Chunying told a routine press briefing, "There is only one China. Taiwan is an inalienable part of Chinese territory."
Small-scale disasters should be managed by local governments and the Ministry of Emergency Managements will provide support. When serious disasters occur, the ministry will be the headquarters to coordinate rescue and relief efforts, the plan said.