BEIJING: Chinese President Xi Jinping will deliver a speech at the Global Trade in Services Summit of this year’s China International Fair for Trade in Services (CIFTIS) on Friday, Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying announced Thursday.
Meanwhile, Chinese President Xi Jinping on Thursday stressed carrying forward the great spirit of resisting aggression in the new era and striving to achieve national rejuvenation.
Xi, also general secretary of the Communist Party of China Central Committee and chairman of the Central Military Commission, made the remarks at a symposium commemorating the 75th anniversary of the victory of the Chinese People’s War of Resistance Against Japanese Aggression and the World Anti-Fascist War.
Moreover, Chinese leaders led by Xi Jinping on Thursday morning attended a commemoration in Beijing for the 75th anniversary of the victory of the Chinese People’s War of Resistance Against Japanese Aggression and the World Anti-Fascist War. The other leaders included Li Keqiang, Li Zhanshu, Wang Yang, Wang Huning, Zhao Leji, Han Zheng and Wang Qishan.
The event was held at the Museum of the War of Chinese People’s Resistance Against Japanese Aggression near Lugou Bridge, also known as Marco Polo Bridge, in the western suburb of Beijing.
It was also attended by representatives from all walks of life, including veterans who took part in the war, relatives of military officers and martyrs who fought in the war, and relatives of foreign friends who contributed to the victory of the war. The commemoration started at 10 a.m. All participants sang the national anthem and then paid a silent tribute to those who sacrificed their lives in the war.
After the mourning, 14 honor guards laid seven flower baskets, with characters “Eternal Glory to Martyrs Who Died in Chinese People’s War of Resistance Against Japanese Aggression” on their red ribbons, in the entrance hall of the museum.
Xi and other leaders ascended the steps and stopped in front of the flower baskets.
Xi straightened the ribbons on a basket.