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President offers ancient Chinese wisdom

By Luis Liu in Hong Kong | China Daily | Updated: 2017-07-02 15:04

President Xi Jinping spoke of the central government's considerable expectations while also offering encouragement to the new Chief Executive and key figures in the government, legislature and judiciary of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region. The president did this by citing three classical Chinese quotes. These gems of Chinese wisdom are:

1. "Serve the country with a sincere heart"

This line is from a poem My Emotions on the Beginning of Spring by a patriotic official and poet from the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644) Yu Qian.

President offers ancient Chinese wisdom

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