Chinese President Xi Jinping (2nd L) talks with workers at Waigaoqiao comprehensive service hall of the China (Shanghai) Pilot Free Trade Zone (FTZ) during his inspection in Shanghai, east China, May 23, 2014. Xi Jinping made an inspection tour to Shanghai from Friday to Saturday. (Xinhua/Huang Jingwen)
Chinese president urges Shanghai stronger competitiveness
SHANGHAI, May 24 (Xinhua) -- Chinese President Xi Jinping has urged Shanghai to push forward reform, pursue scientific development and improve its competitiveness.
Xi made the remarks during his inspection in Shanghai from Friday to Saturday after attending the Conference on Interaction and Confidence Building Measures in Asia.
He visited the China (Shanghai) Pilot Free Trade Zone (FTZ), saying the decision to build the zone was an important step of China's reform and opening up in modern times.Full Story