Xi Focus: Xi's article on better understanding Chinese civilization through archaeology to be published
An article by President Xi Jinping on better understanding Chinese civilization through archaeology will be published Tuesday.
The article by Xi, also general secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee and chairman of the Central Military Commission, will be published in the 23rd issue of the Qiushi Journal, a flagship magazine of the CPC Central Committee.
Highlighting the importance of archaeological research, the article calls for high attention to the archaeological work to provide strong support for promoting fine traditional culture and strengthening people's confidence in Chinese culture.
The article stresses the need to be fully aware of the great achievements and significance of China's archaeological work, saying the country's archaeological findings reveal the glorious achievements of the Chinese civilization and its great contributions to world civilizations.
Work seeking to explore the unknown, reveal the origins of the Chinese civilization, and excavate, sort and interpret archaeological findings should be strengthened, the article says.
It adds that the protection of historical and cultural heritage should be enhanced, and archaeological capacity building and discipline development should be boosted.
The great spirit of the Chinese nation and fine traditional culture are a source of inner strength for realizing the rejuvenation of the nation, according to the article. Enditem