LUOYANG, July 11 (Xinhua) -- Chinese President Hu Jintao has stressed economic restructuring, agricultural production and the role of grass-root party organizations during his visit to the city of Luoyang in central Henan province.
|Chinese President Hu Jintao (R Front) meets with officers and soldiers of the Chinese|
People's Liberation Army in Luoyang City, central China's Henan Province. President
Hu was on an inspection tour in Henan Province July 9-11.(Xinhua)
Hu visited state-owned enterprises, research institutes and talked with local farmers during this trip from Friday through Sunday.
At Citic Heavy Industries Co., Ltd., the largest manufacturer of mining machinery in China, Hu learned that the company had shifted focus from manufacturing to research and development. He said innovation is the lifeblood of a company.
He also visited a tractor manufacturing plant and a bearing producing company, both enjoying rapid growth thanks to restructuring. Hu asked officials at the two companies to continue with their restructuring and their ongoing expansion through innovation.
Hu also visited two research institutes. At China Aviation Lithium Battery Research and Development Center, Hu asked the center to seize the opportunity as the new energy industry is booming and the market demand for lithium batteries is expanding.