Chinese President Xi Jinping stresses security, called his army 'Great Wall of Steel'
Amid rising tensions with the US, Chinese President Xi Jinping said on Monday that China needs security to develop and must modernize its military to make it the Great Wall of Steel.
China needs security to develop and must modernize its military to build a Great Wall of Steel, Chinese President Xi Jinping said on Monday amid rising tensions with the US. The elected Xi called on China to enhance its ability to safeguard national security and manage public security.
'Security is the foundation of development'
At the conclusion of the annual parliament session, Xi said that security is the foundation of development and stability is the first condition for prosperity. The ruling Communist Party is expected to clamp down on the party in view of its oversight of security matters. Xi also said on Monday that China should achieve more self-reliance and strength in science and technology.
What did Xi say on the Taiwan issue?
On the Taiwan issue, which China claims as its own, Xi said China should oppose pro-independence and separatist activities and interference from outside forces.
Li Qiang became the Prime Minister of China
On March 11, during the meeting of the National People's Congress, Li Qiang was made the new Premier or Prime Minister of China. Let us tell you that after Xi, Li Qiang has become the second most powerful person in China. Li Qiang replaces Li Keqiang, who held the position for ten consecutive years.
Xi Jinping gave space to his close aides
Xi Jinping has given space to his close associates. The post of governor of the People's Bank of China has been assigned to Yi Gang. At the same time, Liu Kun will continue on the post of Finance Minister of China. Explain that Xi Jinping's government has a target of increasing the growth rate to 5 percent in 2023, which was 3 percent last year.