BEIJING, Jan. 22 (Xinhua) -- President Xi Jinping and other Chinese leaders have visited former senior leaders to extend festive greetings ahead of the Spring Festival, or the Chinese Lunar New Year.
Xi, also general secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee and chairman of the Central Military Commission, as well as other leaders, wished the former leaders a happy Spring Festival, good health and long lives.
The former leaders, including Jiang Zemin and Hu Jintao, received personal visits either from the current leaders or from their representatives.
The former leaders thanked them for visiting and spoke highly of the historic achievements made by the whole Party, military and Chinese people of all ethnic groups under the leadership of the CPC Central Committee with Comrade Xi Jinping at the core.
They also expressed wholehearted support to the core status of Xi Jinping in the CPC Central Committee and the whole Party.
The former leaders expressed hope that the entire Party, military and Chinese people of all ethnic groups would rally even closer around the CPC Central Committee with Comrade Xi Jinping at the core and follow the guidance of Xi Jinping Thought on Socialism with Chinese Characteristics for a New Era.
They also called for confidence, unity in securing a decisive victory in building a moderately prosperous society in all respects and the fight against poverty, and unremitting efforts to deliver the two centenary goals and the Chinese Dream of national rejuvenation.