Other hospitals in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province, and Jinan, Shandong province, also provide shared wheelchairs for patients.
"China's military has the ability and determination to defeat all attempts to separate our country, and it will adopt all necessary measures to resolutely defend national sovereignty, security and territorial integrity," ministry spokesman Wu Qian said.
"In today's geopolitical climate, with the centre of global economic gravity clearly shifting to Asia, we are positioned to make substantial contributions to Canada-Asia business relations," said Beck, adding that ABLAC members convened the forum to catalyze dialogue and action between the two sides.
China will continue to achieve the three major tasks to prevent major risks — mainly financial risks, targeted poverty alleviation and pollution control, the report said.
Once the new immigration administration is fully functioning, it "will promote China to select talent worldwide and actively participate in international competition for talent", said Wang Huiyao, director of the Center for China and Globalization.
President Xi Jinping and Russian President Vladimir Putin each sent congratulatory messages on Wednesday to the opening ceremony of the Year of China-Russia Local Cooperation and Exchange.
Pointing to the profound changes brought by sci-tech advancement to people's lifestyles and the world's military development, Xi said, "We must have a greater sense of urgency to push for sci-tech innovation and advancement with greater determination and efforts."