President Xi Jinping makes an inspection tour in Chongqing

Chinese President Xi Jinping inspected the rural area in southwest China's Chongqing Municipality over poverty alleviation on Monday. President Xi also visited a primary school and a village in Shizhu Tujia Autonomous County. He talked with local farmers to get firsthand knowledge of what progress has been made in poverty reduction. He also asked them about their living conditions in terms of food, clothing, compulsory education, basic healthcare and housing.