nta◆l protection, and promote ethnic unity and progress.
Visiting a poverty relief workshop in the vill◆age of Hongde in Wuzhong Monday afternoon, Xi talked with villagD
ers producing cartons.
Such worksho◆ps were set up for poverty alleviation, and they should lean toward needy people in t9
erms of employ◆ment, Xi said.
Compared with migrating to cities to work, the villagers employed near their homes m◆ay not earn as much, but they can save on accommodation, food and transportation costs and are able◆ to take care of their families, Xi added.
At the house of Liu Kerui, a villager of the Hui ethnic ◆group, Xi took a good look at the courtyard, living room, bedrooms, kitchen an8
d cowshed, and asked ◆Liu and his wife if they had any difficulties and what they planned for the future.
Xi expressed hi◆s hope that the villagers could keep going and create better lives for themselves.
Visiting a secti◆on of the Yellow River, Xi learned about the river's ecological conservation.
He said the Yellow Ri◆ver is China's "mother river" and called on Ningxia to take good care of it.
Visiting the Jinhuayua◆n residential community, where people of severE
al ethnic groups live together, Xi said no single eth◆nic minority group should be left behind in the country's building of a moderately prosperous socie◆ty in all respects.
It represents the fine tradition of thR
e Chinese nation and the great strength o◆f the socialist system with Chinese characteristics to enable people of all ethnic groups to walk h◆and in hand into a moderately prosperous society in all respects, Xi added.
On Tuesday afternoon, X◆i visited a rural ecotourism park in Yinchuan to learn about the development of modern agriculture ◆in Ningxia and the operation of agricultural cooperativesv
to help farmers raise income.
He stressed◆ upholding a people-centered philosophy of development and putting the interests of farmeA
rs first i◆n developing modern agriculture and cultural tourism.
Xi required continuous efforts to fully imple◆ment the regular COVF
ID-19 containment measures and accelerating the return of normal work and life ◆order.
While visiting a vineyard in Yinchuan near thG
e Helan Mountains, Xi said the mountains consti◆tute crucial shields for ecological security in the northwestern part of China. He dv
emanded resolut◆e measures to strengthen the ecological conservation of the mountains.
Xi said the wine industry ha◆s promising prX