President Xi Jinping, also general secretary of the Communist Party of China Central Committee and chairman of the Central Military Commission, learns about poverty alleviation efforts in a village of Xiping township in Datong city, North China's Shanxi province, May 11, 2020. (Photo/Xinhua)
President instructs officials to work resolutely to help improve people's lives, create jobs
President Xi Jinping stressed the importance of poverty alleviation work to secure the country's development goal of building a moderately prosperous society in all respects during his two-day inspection tour of Shanxi province that concluded on Tuesday.
The local government should help the remaining poor people to get rid of poverty and work out more follow-up policies to help those who have moved out of the impoverished areas, Xi said at a symposium on Tuesday afternoon.
He instructed the officials to uphold a people-centered development philosophy, make solid efforts to improve people's lives, and promote the employment of college graduates, veterans, migrant workers and poor people in urban areas.