Xi praises model Chinese industrialist

Source: Xinhua| 2020-11-13 10:41:04|Editor: huaxia

Chinese President Xi Jinping, also general secretary of the Communist Party of China Central Committee and chairman of the Central Military Commission, visits Nantong Museum in the city of Nantong, east China's Jiangsu Province, Nov. 12, 2020. Xi on Thursday arrived in Jiangsu for inspection after attending a grand gathering to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the development and opening-up of Shanghai's Pudong. (Xinhua/Ju Peng)

NANJING, Nov. 13 (Xinhua) -- Xi Jinping, general secretary of the Communist Party of China Central Committee, praised a late Chinese industrialist as a model of all Chinese private entrepreneurs.

Xi made the remarks Thursday while visiting Nantong Museum during his inspection tour in east China's Jiangsu Province.

Xi watched exhibits introducing Zhang Jian, founder of the museum and a Chinese industrialist and educator in the late 19th century and early 20th century, and learned about how Zhang ran businesses that benefited the nation, developed education and took part in public welfare activities.