BEIJING, July 5 (Xinhua) -- Chinese President Xi Jinping has called for concerted actions to prioritize and push forward the vitalization of rural areas.
Rural vitalization is the principal strategy to advance work relating to agriculture, rural areas and rural people in the new era, said Xi, also general secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee and chairman of the Central Military Commission.
In an instruction, Xi said the vitalization shall cover all respects, including industry, talent, culture, ecology and rural organizations.
During the process, the rural people's enthusiasm, initiative and creativity should be stimulated to bring into play the endogenous dynamics for rural vitalization so that they will have a stronger sense of gain, happiness and security, Xi said.
Premier Li Keqiang has also made an instruction on rural vitalization.
Hu Chunhua, a member of the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee and head of the central leading group of rural work, attended a national meeting Thursday on rural vitalization and made a speech.