CHINA Xi stresses importance of ensuring senior citizens live happily

CHINA

Xi stresses importance of ensuring senior citizens live happily

Xinhua

18:55, October 13, 2021

BEIJING, Oct. 13 (Xinhua) -- Chinese President Xi Jinping has stressed the importance of implementing the national strategy to address population aging, which will ensure senior citizens enjoy happy lives in their twilight years.

Chinese President Xi Jinping, also general secretary of the Communist Party of China Central Committee and chairman of the Central Military Commission, talks with elderly citizens at a nursery for the elderly of a community center in Hongkou District of east China's Shanghai, Nov. 6, 2018. (File photo: Xinhua)

Xi, also general secretary of the Communist Party of China Central Committee and chairman of the Central Military Commission, made the remarks in an instruction on the country's work concerning its aging population, ahead of the Double Ninth Festival, China's Seniors' Day, which this year falls on Thursday.

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