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25/01/2019

China holds reception for ethnic groups in Beijing ahead of Spring Festival

BEIJING, Jan. 24 (Xinhua) — A reception was held Thursday for ethnic groups in Beijing ahead of the Spring Festival, the Chinese New Year.

Bater, vice chairman of the National Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) and an ethnic Mongolian, delivered a speech at the event, which was presided over by Cao Jianmin, vice chairman of the National People’s Congress (NPC) Standing Committee.

While guaranteeing China’s national unification and ethnic unity, Bater said it is imperative to foster a strong sense of community for the Chinese nation, increase exchange and communication among people of ethnic groups and further efforts to lift areas inhabited by ethnic minorities out of poverty and help build them into moderately prosperous regions, in order to make new contribution to realizing Chinese Dream of national rejuvenation.

The event was jointly held by the United Front Work Department of the Communist Party of China, the ethnic affairs committee of the NPC, the National Ethnic Affairs Commission, the ethnic and religious affairs committee of the CPPCC National Committee and the Beijing municipal government.

The Chinese Lunar New Year falls on Feb. 5 this year. And the public holiday in association with it lasts from Feb. 4 to 10.

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07/12/2018

China hosts reception to observe International Anti-Corruption Day

CHINA-BEIJING-YANG XIAODU-ANTI-CORRUPTION DAY-RECEPTION (CN)

Yang Xiaodu, a member of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee, deputy secretary of the CPC Central Commission for Discipline Inspection and head of China’s National Supervisory Commission addresses a reception for the 15th International Anti-Corruption Day in Beijing, capital of China, Dec. 6, 2018. (Xinhua/Shen Hong)

BEIJING, Dec. 6 (Xinhua) — A senior discipline official Thursday called for upholding the authority of the United Nations and the principal role of the U.N. Convention against Corruption in global anti-corruption cooperation.

Yang Xiaodu, deputy secretary of the Communist Party of China Central Commission for Discipline Inspection (CCDI) and head of the National Supervisory Commission, made the remarks at a reception to observe the 15th International Anti-Corruption Day, which falls on Sunday.

Yang also called for advancing full and rigorous governance over the Party and combat against corruption in China.

U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres sent a written congratulatory message to the event, reaffirming that the U.N. valued and supported international anti-corruption cause.

Representatives from 125 countries and international organizations in China attended the reception.

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