ZHENGZHOU - The Chinese mainland's Taiwan affairs chief Monday called on people across the Taiwan Straits to work together for the peaceful development of cross-Straits relations and peaceful reunification of the motherland.
In his role as goodwill ambassador, Wang will connect with China’s youth on some of the most urgent environment issues for their generation, including pollution, air quality, wildlife protection and ecosystem preservation.
Local governments should build on their strengths and tap their potential to develop more emerging, high-end, high-value-added and capital-and-technology-intensive industries, putting in place a multi-dimension and multi-pillar modern industrial mix, Xi pointed out.
It is a concept put forward by China but it belongs to and is being built by all countries in this region, said Luo.
The region should try its best to strike a balance between grass and livestock, strengthen desertification prevention and wetland conservation as well as controlling water, air, and soil pollution.
Without a formal education, she has taken jobs in Connecticut cleaning houses, as a clerk at a local convenience store and as a dishwasher to give her daughters and now-grown son a chance at a better life in the United States, she said.
He said the Chinese people have the resolve, confidence and ability to defeat secessionist attempts in any form.
Xi, also general secretary of the Communist Party of China Central Committee and chairman of the Central Military Commission, made the remark at the closing meeting of the first session of the 13th National People's Congress in Beijing.
Xi was elected president by a unanimous vote on Saturday morning at a session of the National People's Congress, China's top legislature.