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Wednesday, May 12, 2021, 22:35
Xi inspects central Chinese city Nanyang
By Xinhua
Wednesday, May 12, 2021, 22:35 By Xinhua

Xi visits (center, front) a memorial facility dedicated to  famous Chinese pharmacologist Zhang Zhongjing while visiting the city of Nanyang in Henan province. (PHOTO / XINHUA)

ZHENGZHOU - Xi Jinping, general secretary of the Communist Party of China Central Committee, on Wednesday inspected the city of Nanyang, central China's Henan province.

In the afternoon, Xi first visited a memorial facility dedicated to Zhang Zhongjing, a famous Chinese pharmacologist and physician of the Eastern Han Dynasty (25-220). Xi learned about Zhang's life story and his contributions to the development of traditional Chinese medicine.

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Xi then went to a theme park on Rosa Chinensis, or the Chinese rose, and a local company producing mugwort products. Xi inspected how Nanyang uses the flower and the herb to develop its specialty industries, create more jobs and boost local employment. 

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