Xi calls for promoting Yan’an spirit

Photo shows the scenery of Baota Mountain in Yan'an, northwest China's Shaanxi Province on April 21, 2019. Yan'an, a former revolutionary base of the Communist Party of China, is no longer labeled "poor," as its last two impoverished counties have shaken off poverty. (Xinhua/Shao Rui)

BEIJING,   Sept. 19    (Xinhua) — Chinese President Xi Jinping has called for carrying out in-depth study of the Yan’an spirit and vigorously promoting and carrying forward the spirit.

Xi, also general secretary of the Communist Party of China Central Committee and chairman of the Central Military Commission, made the remarks in a letter to congratulate the China Yan’an Spirit Research Society on the opening of its sixth congress in Beijing on Saturday and on its 30th founding anniversary.  ■