Singapore's Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said that Xi has led China to new achievements and the Chinese government has demonstrated great determination in improving the people's livelihoods and will keep moving forward toward its goals in the new era.
Chairman of the State Affairs Commission of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea Kim Jong-un expressed hope that under the leadership of the Communist Party of China with Xi as the core, the Chinese people will make greater achievements in the construction of socialism with Chinese characteristics in the new era.
Xi made the remarks while meeting with Vincent Siew, honorary chairman of the Taiwan-based Cross-Strait Common Market Foundation, at Boao, Hainan province on the sidelines of the ongoing Boao Forum for Asia annual conference on Tuesday.
The event held a China Day in 2015, ahead of President Xi Jinping's state visit that year. The Military Band of the People's Liberation Army of China has appeared at a previous event and Allfrey says there are plans to include Chinese performers in next year's program. Visit Scotland, the local tourism authority, is increasingly pushing Edinburgh's presence on Chinese social media.