Xi Jinping extends Spring Festival greetings to Beijing residents
Updated 20:56, 02-Feb-2019
CGTN
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Chinese President Xi Jinping extended Spring Festival greetings to officials and residents at the grassroots level during an inspection tour in Beijing on Friday.

Xi, also general secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee and chairman of the Central Military Commission, visited Beijing Municipal Public Security Bureau and talked with local police officers.

Xi Jinping (R1) shakes hands with police officers in Beijing, February 1, 2019. /Xinhua Photo

Xi Jinping (R1) shakes hands with police officers in Beijing, February 1, 2019. /Xinhua Photo

Xi Jinping (L2) makes dumplings with residents in downtown Beijing, February 1, 2019. /Xinhua Photo

Xi Jinping (L2) makes dumplings with residents in downtown Beijing, February 1, 2019. /Xinhua Photo

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He also visited a community in downtown Beijing and made dumplings with the residents.

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Before Xi ended his outing, he visited an express service station and walked into a small restaurant in a hutong, where he met with the staff and learned about their working and living conditions.

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Xi also extended New Year greetings to the people of all ethnic groups in China.

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The Spring Festival, or the Chinese Lunar New Year, falls on February 5 this year.

(Cover: Xi Jinping (C) visits the Beijing Municipal Public Security Bureau, February 1, 2019. /Xinhua Photo)