BOAO, Hainan, April 10 (Xinhua) -- President Xi Jinping on Tuesday outlined missions the Chinese people need to undertake in the new era.
"Each age and generation have their own challenges and missions. China has come a long way, but it has to overcome new challenges on its way ahead," Xi said in a keynote speech delivered at the opening ceremony of Boao Forum for Asia annual conference.
According to Xi, the nation's missions in the new era are as follows:
-- Continue to improve itself through reform;
-- Take bold steps in innovation to boost development;
-- Continue to increase openness and expand cooperation;
-- Work together with the rest of the world and make greater contribution to humanity.