Beijing-Xi Jinping, general secretary of the 19th Central Committee of the Communist Party of China (CPC), said Wednesday the Party must remain committed to a people-centered philosophy of development and make steady progress toward enhancing the people's sense of fulfillment and realizing common prosperity for everyone.
"The aspirations of the people to live a better life must always be the focus of our efforts," said Xi when he and other members of the Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee met reporters.
"I have no doubt in my mind that our people's lives will see further improvement year after year," he said.
He reiterated the resolve to establish a moderately prosperous society in all respects by 2020.
"This is a society to be enjoyed by each and every one of us; on the march toward common prosperity, no one must be left behind," he said.
"We will mobilize the whole Party and the whole country in a resolute push to deliver on our pledge and eradicate poverty in China," he added.