|Chinese President Xi Jinping (R) meets with Chui Sai On, chief executive of the Macao Special Administrative Region, in Beijing, capital of China, Dec. 18, 2013. Chui is here to report his work to the central government. (Xinhua/Xie Huanchi)
BEIJING, Dec. 18 (Xinhua) -- Chinese President Xi Jinping on Wednesday called for more efforts from the government and people of Macao Special Administrative Region (SAR) to maintain consistent economic development.
Xi made the remarks when he met with Chui Sai On, chief executive of the Macao SAR, who is in Beijing to report on the recent situation in Macao and his work to the central government.
The fates of Macao and the inland areas have always been tightly tied together, and the two sides will achieve common progress and development with efforts made by all the Chinese people, according to Xi.
He said that the central government is fully supportive of the work of Chui and the Macao SAR government in maintaining stable economic growth and a harmonious society.
Macao should also be prepared for adversity while in prosperity and work on long-term plans, Xi said.
The president urged the Macao SAR government to take practical and innovative measures on the basis of fast development over the past years and probe multiple appropriate ways to develop.
President Xi meets Macao's chief executive
BEIJING, Dec. 18 (Xinhua) -- President Xi Jinping met with Chui Sai On, chief executive of the Macao Special Administrative Region, in Beijing on Wednesday.
Chui is here to report his work to the central government. Full story