Xi Jinping (L2) makes dumplings with residents in downtown Beijing, February 1, 2019. /Xinhua Photo
Chinese President Xi Jinping extended Spring Festival greetings to officials and residents at the grassroots level during an inspection tour in Beijing on Friday.
Xi, also general secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee and chairman of the Central Military Commission, visited Beijing Municipal Public Security Bureau and talked with local police officers.
He also visited a community in downtown Beijing and made dumplings with the residents.
The Spring Festival, or the Chinese Lunar New Year, falls on February 5 this year.