cadres, residents in Beijing ahead of Spring Festival

Chinese President Xi Jinping, also general secretary of the Communist Party of China Central Committee and chairman of the Central Military Commission, visits residents’ homes in Qian

men area in central Beijing, capital of China, Feb. 1, 2019. Pr

esident Xi Jinping on Friday visited residents and primary-level officials in Beijing and exte

nded Lunar New Year greetings to Chinese people of all ethnic groups. (Xinhua/Ju Peng)

BEIJING, Feb. 1 (Xinhua) — President Xi Jinping on Friday visited Beijing’s primary-level ca

dres and residents in downtown neighborhoods ahead of the Sp

ring Festival and extended Lunar New Year greetings to Chinese people of all ethnic groups.

Xi, also general secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee and chairman of the Central Milit

ary Commission, also inspected the preparation work for the Beijing 2022 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games.

When inspecting the Beijing Municipal Public Security Bureau, Xi stressed the cit

y’s glorious mission and weighty responsibility to safeguard the social stability of the national capital as 2019 ma

rks the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic of China.

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