Xi to attend Martyrs’ Day event, present flower baskets to deceased heroes

BEIJING,  (Xinhua) — Chinese President Xi Jinping, along with other leaders of the Communist Party of China and the state, will join representatives from all walks of life in presenting flower baskets to deceased national heroes on the morning of Sept. 30, the Martyrs’ Day, according to an official statement released Monday.

The event will be held at Tian’anmen Square and live broadcast by the China Media Group, the statement said.  ■