Xi urges special economic zones to serve as window on reform, opening-up
President Xi Jinping on Friday urged special economic zones (SEZs) to continue as important experimental platforms for reform and opening-up.
Chinese President Xi Jinping talks with people in Haikou, capital city of Hainan Province, on April 13 2018. [Photo: Xinhua]
Xi, also general secretary of the Communist Party of China Central Committee and chairman of the Central Military Commission, made the remarks when delivering a speech at a gathering to commemorate the 30th anniversary of the founding of Hainan Province and the Hainan Special Economic Zone.
"SEZs should stay true to their mission and make a good use of the new strategic position," said Xi. "SEZs should continue to be pioneers of reform and opening-up and places where things get done."