He also spent time in Australia's Blue Mountains to get some experience on trails, wearing a mask that limits oxygen flow in a bid to replicate the high-altitude conditions that await him in the Himalayas.
Along the route there are steps and narrow paths hewed into the valley wall, forcing hikers to clamber over rocks and occasionally trek in snow or mud, all at an altitude where limited oxygen can cause headaches and nausea, and if left untreated a potentially fatal buildup of fluid in the lungs.
He said officials should also maintain good public virtue, committing themselves to serving the people wholeheartedly and delivering on the promise to strive to meet the people's needs for a better life.
"With more new energy connected to the grid and the development of the micro grid, the needs of power consumers are increasingly diversified," said Shu.
Xi made the remark on Saturday during a panel discussion with lawmakers from Chongqing municipality in the Great Hall of the People in Beijing.
SHENYANG -- Researchers have discovered a new dinosaur species with iridescent and asymmetrical feathers in China, according to a study published in Nature Communications on Monday.