President Xi Jinping and other Chinese leaders have visited former senior leaders to offer greetings ahead of the Spring Festival.
Former leaders, including Jiang Zemin and Hu Jintao, received personal visits either from the current leaders or from their representatives.
Xi, also general secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee and chairman of the Central Military Commission, as well as the other leaders, wished the former leaders a happy Spring Festival, good health and long lives.
The former leaders expressed thanks for the visits and praised the historic achievements made by the CPC Central Committee with Xi Jinping at the core in leading the whole Party, military and Chinese people of all ethnic groups to make new advances in the cause of the socialism with Chinese characteristics in the new era.
They also expressed support to the core status of Xi in the CPC Central Committee and the whole Party.