The party’s centennial celebration is about to kick off, and the Chinese President praised the country’s development as “ordinary heroes.”
Chinese President Xi Jinping kicked off the official celebration of the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Communist Party of China, commending 29 people who “have outstanding contributions to the party”.
The recipients of the newly established July 1st Medal on Tuesday included several soldiers and officials from turbulent provinces such as Tibet and Xinjiang. The United Nations stated that approximately 1 million Uyghurs (mainly Muslims) were detained in China. Detention camp center for vocational skills training.
Al Jazeera’s Katrina Yu reported in Beijing that he said that provincial officials were commended for “what the Communist Party calls fighting separatism and encouraging loyalty to the party”.
Yu said that the event held in the Great Hall of the People in Beijing marked the beginning of the “official ceremony” for the 100th anniversary of the Communist Party of China.
According to Xinhua News Agency, Xi Jinping said at the award ceremony that the medal winners on July 1 are “ordinary heroes who perform their duties and make silent dedication.” He also said that the CCP has written a glorious chapter in the history of the development of the Chinese nation and the progress of mankind in the past century.
The Chinese Communist Party was founded in Shanghai in July 1921, when the vast country was tortured by war and poverty. The Communist Party eventually overthrew Chiang Kai-shek’s nationalist government in 1949, and is one of the few Communist Parties to maintain power into the 21st century.
Al Jazeera’s Yu said that the CCP is planning to hold a “grand event” on July 1.
“Most of it is shrouded in the typical Communist style, but we do know that certain activities will take place in Tiananmen Square during the day, and it is expected that President Xi Jinping will deliver a speech there,” she said. Say. “Later in the day, a large-scale celebration will be held at the so-called Bird’s Nest Olympic Stadium on the outskirts of the city, including performances, music and fireworks.”
Xinhua News Agency said that the CCP held a theatrical performance called “The Great Journey” at the Bird’s Nest Stadium on Monday night, depicting the Chinese people “under the leadership of the Communist Party of China for 100 years of revolution, construction and reform.”
“Since the 18th National Congress of the Communist Party of China, under the strong leadership of the Party Central Committee with Comrade Xi Jinping at its core, socialism with Chinese characteristics has entered a new era, and China is embarking on a new journey of comprehensive construction. A modern socialist country,” the news agency said.
Xi Jinping and other party leaders joined about 20,000 people to watch the performance.