Xi meets delegates to Party congress of armed police force

By: XinhuaFrom:English Edition of Xinhua | Updated: 2018-Feb-5 10:42
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Chinese President Xi Jinping, also general secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee and chairman of the Central Military Commission, meets all delegates to the third Party congress of the armed police force in Beijing, capital of China, Feb. 2, 2018. (Xinhua/Li Gang)

BEIJING, Feb. 2 (Xinhua) -- Chinese President Xi JinpingFriday met all delegates to the third Party congress of the armed police force in Beijing.

Xi, also general secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee and chairman of the Central Military Commission (CMC), expressed congratulations on the convening of the congress and extended greetings to the delegates and all officers and servicemen of the armed police force.

The congress was convened with approval from the CMC after the transfer of command of the armed police force from the State Council to the CPC Central Committee and the CMC starting from Jan. 1, 2018.

The main task of the congress is to implement Xi Jinping Thought on Socialism with Chinese Characteristics for a New Era and the spirit of the 19th CPC National Congress as well as Xi's thought on making the armed forces stronger.