Xi inspects Guizhou ahead of Chinese New Year

2021-02-04 12:03:07

President Xi Jinping, also general secretary of the Communist Party of China Central Committee and chairman of the Central Military Commission, talks to villagers who are participating in festive activities, and extends his New Year's greetings to people of all ethnic groups across the country, on a public square of Huawu Village, Xinren Miao Township of Qianxi County, Bijie, Southwest China's Guizhou province, Feb 3, 2021. Xi on Wednesday inspected southwest China's Guizhou Province ahead of the Spring Festival, or the Chinese Lunar New Year. [Photo/Xinhua] GUIYANG -- Xi Jinping, general secretary of the Communist Party of China Central Committee, on Wednesday inspected Southwest China's Guizhou province ahead of the Spring Festival, or the Chinese Lunar New Year. Xi went to Qianxi County in the city of Bijie, where he inspected the ecological environment of a major tributary of Wujiang River. He visited a village in an ethnic Miao township. He made Huangba, a dessert made of sticky rice, with villagers. On the village's public square, Xi talked to villagers who were participating in festive activities, and extended his New Year's greetings to people of all ethnic groups across the country. He also visited a workshop doing Miaoxiu, or Miao-style embroidery. The Spring Festival falls on Feb 12 this year.