Adapting to the new historic juncture for the development of China and acting in response to the evolution of the principal contradiction in Chinese society, Xi said, the country will uphold the great banner of socialism with Chinese characteristics and fully implement the spirit of the 19th Party congress and the second and third plenary sessions of the 19th CPC Central Committee.
"We will devote more energy and take more concrete measures in developing socialist democracy, upholding the unity of Party leadership, the running of the country by the people and law-based governance, building a country of socialist rule of law, promoting the modernization of China's system and capacity for governance, consolidating and developing the broadest possible patriotic united front to ensure that people enjoy democratic rights in a broader, fuller and more genuine way," Xi said.
He said professional criminals comb the country searching for ancient tombs and stealing the artifacts, some of them priceless, buried within. The rash of thefts poses a serious threat to the safety of China's national heritage.
Lao President Bounnhang Vorachit said that under the leadership of the Chinese Communist Party with Xi as its core, the course of socialism with Chinese characteristics will make all-round, remarkable and historic achievements, and the traditional friendship and comprehensive strategic partnership between the two countries will further develop.
During the three weeks he spent in Handan, Hebei province, Yin got up at 6 am but didn't get to bed before midnight. He spent his days inspecting companies, either openly or covertly, and looking for any violations of pollution regulations. "We only had half an hour for lunch," he said, referring to the hectic schedule.