The important event is expected to invigorate the local-level cooperation between the two countries and encourage more enterprises and people to engage in the common development of China and Russia, Xi said.
The Russian president said he believed the year will be helpful for the two sides to implement promising proposals in all areas and develop great potential for local cooperation.
An 850-square-meter area has been excavated, unearthing findings including the building ruins and a well.
In response to Bolton's possible visit, Geng Shuang, spokesman for Ministry of Foreign Affairs, said the one-China policy is the basis for the Sino-US relationship, and China opposes official connections between the US and Taiwan, or the US selling weapons to it.
Meanwhile, the administration of immigration affairs, the agency of international development cooperation, the banking and insurance regulatory commission, and the national market supervision administration, are among the newly established administrations affiliated to the State Council, according to the draft plan.
The reform, which aims to push forward the institutional restructuring in key areas, will strengthen the government's functions on economic management, market supervision, social management, public service, and ecological and environmental protection, it says.