Compared to previous years, the annual sessions of the National People's Congress (NPC) and the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) this year bear greater significance, the Chinese president said.
He said computer scientists can learn from neuroscientists about how the brain stores and processes information, to develop AI that can learn dynamically, transferring skills learned from one task to new ones, while keeping its energy requirement low.
Xinjiang will step up security measures in key areas and border areas as well as enforce internet management to maintain social stability this year. It will further rely on technology to enhance front-line border control and improve infrastructure in border areas, such as improving road conditions, Shohrat said in January.
Poo Mu-ming, director of the Chinese Academy of Sciences' Institute of Neuroscience, said AI should be able to learn quickly, be versatile and be energy efficient.
Putin's successful re-election as Russian president is a right choice made by the Russian people, Xi said, adding he believed that under Putin's leadership, the Russian people will definitely continue to focus their attention and energy and forge ahead in unity to keep making new achievements in national development and revival.
He added that both the king and the crown prince are keen to continue their fight against corruption, and "eradicate it from its roots with utmost force and transparency."
The new departments come within the framework of the king's concern to combat corruption in all its forms and with the aim of protecting the country and its resources, said the Attorney-General Sheikh Saud Bin Abdullah.
"Due to the complicated international situation, Xinjiang needs to continue to strengthen its anti-terrorism efforts. There is no room for slacking off," Zhu said.
"We have three cities among the top 20 in terms of cleanliness in the world, and we have a lot of opportunities to work with China on that everything from water use to air pollution to traffic control and that goes with the clean-tech side of things, so I think that represents a big win-win situation that both countries can work on," said Barton.