Beijing, 1 January 2024 ( TDI): In his New Year message, delivered from his office in central Beijing, Chinese President Xi Jinping urged efforts to steadfastly advance Chinese modernization, deliver a better life for the people, and strive to make the world a better place for all in the upcoming year of 2024.
President Xi also summarized 2023 as a year when the country has marched forward with solid and robust steps, in high spirits and with great confidence
In his New Year message, Chinese President Xi Jinping announced that next year will mark the 75th anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic of China.
He called for efforts to steadfastly advance Chinese modernization, fully and faithfully apply the new development philosophy on all fronts, speed up building the new development paradigm, promote high-quality development, and both pursue development and safeguard security.
Xi emphasized the importance of seeking progress while maintaining stability, promoting stability through progress, and establishing the new before abolishing the old.
The country will work to consolidate and strengthen the momentum of economic recover and achieve steady and long-term economic development.
Xi Jinping emphasized the need to deepen reform and opening up across the board, further enhance people’s confidence in development, promote vibrant development of the economy, and redouble efforts to boost education, advance science and technology, and cultivate talents.
He also called for continued support for Hong Kong and Macao in harnessing their distinctive strengths, better integrating themselves into China’s overall development, and securing long-term prosperity and stability.
President Xi believes that China will surely be reunified, and all Chinese on both sides of the Taiwan Strait should be bound by a common sense of purpose and share in the glory of the rejuvenation of the Chinese nation.
President Xi emphasized that our ultimate goal is to improve the quality of life for the people.
He said that children in China should receive proper care and education, young people should have the chance to follow their passions and achieve their goals, and elderly people should have sufficient access to health care and elderly support.
“These issues are important to every family, and they are also the government’s top concern. We must cooperate to address these issues,” he said.
He also said that the country should cultivate a warm and harmonious social atmosphere, enhance the inclusive and dynamic innovation environment, and provide convenient and comfortable living conditions so that the people can enjoy their lives, unleash their potential, and fulfill their dreams.
Furthermore, Xi highlighted the wars that are still ongoing in some regions of the world and said the Chinese understand the value of peace and will cooperate with the global community for the collective benefit of humanity, create a community with a common destiny for mankind, and improve the world for everyone.