Before a state visit to Trinidad and Tobago, Costa Rica, Mexico, Chinese President Xi Jinping accepted a joint written interview with Trinidad and Tobago “Express”, Costa Rica “La Repubblica”, Mexico “Excelsior(至上报)”.
Q: How will China achieve the “China Dream?
A: The Chinese people had long-suffering, we never give up the dream, desire and pursuit with self-improvement. The great rejuvenation of the Chinese nation is the cherished wish and dream in modern times.
In the new era, the nature of China Dream is the national prosperity and revitalization of the people’s happiness. Our goal is to double the GDP per capita income of urban and rural residents compared to that of 2010, and build a moderately prosperous society; and to build a prosperous, democratic, civilized and harmonious modern socialist country and achieve the China Dream of great rejuvenation of the Chinese nation by mid-century.
To realize the China Dream, we must adhere to the road of socialism with Chinese characteristics. We have been on this path for over 30 years, history shows that this is a path fitting with China’s national conditions and development of the country, we will unswervingly follow this path.
To realize the China Dream, we must carry forward the Chinese spirit and the national spirit core of which is patriotism, and to reform and innovate the core spirit of the modern times to inspire the whole nation.
To realize the China Dream, we must unite Chinese forces. Only hard work will bring prosperous future. We will use the 1.3 billion Chinese people’s wisdom and strength, unremitting efforts contributed by generations of Chinese people to build our country, our nation.
To realize the China Dream, we must adhere to peaceful development. We will unswervingly follow the road of peaceful development, unswervingly pursue the mutually beneficial and win-win strategy of opening up; we will not only be committed to China’s own development, but also emphasize the responsibility and contribution to the world; the developing of China will not only benefit the Chinese people, but also benefit the people of the world. The China Dream brings peace to the world instead of not war, it is an opportunity instead of a threat.
Source: Xinhua Net