Top officials and high-ranking officers joined in a symposium Monday afternoon to celebrate the upcoming Spring Festival holiday.
Among the top leaders and high ranking officers were Liu Yuejun and He Ping, commander-in-chief and political commissar of the Eastern Theater, Lou Qinjian chief of the CPC Jiangsu Provincial Committee and Wu Zhenglong, governor of Jiangsu.
On behalf of the CPC Provincial Committee, the standing committee of the provincial people’s congress, the provincial committee of the CPPCC and the people of Jiangsu, Lou extended his festive greetings to the military servicemen and servicewomen, armed police officers and soldiers and reserve officers and soldiers, ex-servicemen and servicewomen in Jiangsu.
Lou spoke highly of the contributions made by the military to the social and economic development in Jiangsu after recalling the important occasion when General Secretary Xi Jinping inspected the Jiangsu-based troops during his inspection tour to Jiangsu shortly after the conclusion of the 19th CPC National Congress.
Wu Zhenglong said great achievements were made in the past year by adhering to the Xi Jinping Thought on socialism with Chinese characteristics for a new era,implementing the important directives of General Secretary Xi Jinping on the work in Jiangsu, practicing the concept of new development, implementing the guidelines and decision-making arrangements of the central government and making overall plans for all aspects of development and reform for good momentum of social stability and economic development in the province.
The governor also extended his gratitude to the Jiangsu-based troops for their support and contribution to the province’s social and economic development.
Liu Yuejun and He Ping expressed their congratulations to Jiangsu for the great achievements made in the past year, adding that the troops stationed in Jiangsu will make new efforts to build a strong military force and benefit the local people.
(Source:Jiangsu International Channel)