Xi pledges to maintain humanity-nature harmony in Chinese modernization

A logo of APEC 2022 is pictured in Bangkok, Thailand, Nov. 16, 2022. The 29th Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Economic Leaders' Meeting will be held in Bangkok, Thailand, on Nov. 18-19. (Photo: Xinhua)

BANGKOK, Nov. 17 (Xinhua) -- Chinese President Xi Jinping on Thursday vowed to follow a new path of maintaining harmony between humanity and nature in pursuing Chinese modernization.

"This is our responsibility not only for ourselves, but for the world as well," he said in a written speech at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) CEO Summit.

In recent years, Xi noted that China has, acting on the belief that lucid waters and lush mountains are invaluable assets, pursued all-round green transition in economic and social development, and endeavored to build a Beautiful China with blue skies, green lands and clear waters.