An exhibition to celebrate the 40th anniversary of China's reform and opening-up makes its debut at Shanghai Exhibition Center on Sept 25, 2018. (WANG YING / CHINA DAILY)
BEIJING — President Xi Jinping on Tuesday called for efforts to boost Chinese people's confidence and determination to follow the Party along the path of socialism with Chinese characteristics and the path of reform and opening-up.
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Xi, also general secretary of the Communist Party of China Central Committee and chairman of the Central Military Commission, visited a major exhibition opened in Beijing Tuesday to commemorate the 40th anniversary of China's reform and opening-up.
The exhibition should help build a common understanding, accumulate consensus, raise morale, and foster solidarity and a striving spirit, Xi said.
The exhibition uses historical photos, texts, videos, miniature models and interactive activities to show visitors the great process
Wang Huning, a member of the Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee and a member of the Secretariat of the CPC Central Committee, announced the opening of the exhibition at the National Museum of China on Tuesday morning.
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Noting the unprecedented changes that have taken place over the past four decades, especially the historic changes after the 18th CPC National Congress, Wang said the exhibition aims to show the great achievements Chinese people have made under the CPC leadership on the path of socialism with Chinese characteristics.
In this Sept 25, 2018 photo, a scene of a neighborhood in 1980s Shanghai is displayed during a reform and opening-up exhibition at Shanghai Exhibition Center. (WANG YING / CHINA DAILY)
He called for efforts to rally more closely around the CPC Central Committee with Comrade Xi Jinping at the core, hold high the banner of reform and opening-up in the new era and deepen the reform and opening-up with greater confidence and stronger measures.
The exhibition uses historical photos, texts, videos, miniature models and interactive activities to show visitors the great process during which the Chinese nation has stood up, grown rich and is becoming strong.
Around 1,000 people attended the opening ceremony.
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