China to advance on great journey

CHINA has embraced its 71th anniversary of founding, after winning a series of remarkable fights against the COVID-19 epidemic and floods, which helped it turn crises into opportunities and successfully responded to changes. Withstanding the tests, China is now standing on a new point of history, from which billions of Chinese people, with confidence and pride, will embark on a great journey in the new era. Human history, like a river, runs forever, witnessing both peaceful moments and great disturbances. The heroic Chinese people is never afraid of rains and storms, and will always proceed against challenges. Since this year, facing a severe situation and unprecedented challenges, the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee with Comrade Xi Jinping at the core has led the Chinese people from all ethnic groups to tackle difficulties, with strong leadership and brilliant governance, nurturing new opportunities in crises, and seeking chances among changes. As a result, China secured stable performance of reform and opening-up, and a successful ending of its 13th Five-Year Plan. It is expected to achieve a final victory over poverty, and finish building a moderately prosperous society in all respects.
In face of the sudden COVID-19 outbreak, billions of Chinese people launched a breathtaking war against the virus under the strong leadership of the CPC Central Committee, withstanding an arduous test of history, achieving major strategic results, making another magnificent feat in the history of human beings’ fight against diseases, and building a great spirit of combating the COVID-19 epidemic, which features putting people’s lives first, nationwide solidarity, sacrifice, respecting science, and a sense of mission for humanity. China has become the first major economy to return to growth since the COVID-19 pandemic, and is leading the world in both epidemic prevention and economic recovery, which demonstrates the outstanding efficiency of the country’s governance system. The indomitable Chinese people once again defeated hardships and left a glorious page in the history. Salute to the great People’s Republic of China, and salute to the great Chinese people. Time records history and heralds future direction. In the past, the Chinese people have made numerous struggles and realized incalculable dreams; today, the country is going through a series of remarkable fights with the strong leadership of the CPC and the solidarity of the people. Thanks to long-term and unremitted efforts, the Chinese nation will put an end to absolute poverty, a problem that has bothered it for thousands of years, and finish building a moderately prosperous society in all respects.
– People’s Daily