Chinese President Xi Jinping, also General Secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee and Chairman of the Central Military Commission, shakes hands with residents of a community at Songshan District in Chifeng City, China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region on July 15. Xi went on an inspection tour in Inner Mongolia on that day (XINHUA)
President Xi Jinping made an inspection tour to North China's Inner Mongolia autonomous region on July 15.
At a local community in Songshan district of Chifeng city, Xi, also General Secretary of the Communist Party of China Central Committee, learned about the grassroots party-building work as well as the development of national integration and unity.
Later, he visited the Chifeng Museum, where he was briefed on the evolution of local history and culture of the city and talked with the inheritors of the epic of King Gesar.
The Gesar epic tradition was listed as a World Intangible Cultural Heritage in 2009.