Xinhua News Agency, Beijing, May 29th, by wire

Xi Jinping's reply to 25 science and technology workers including Yuan Longping, Zhong Nanshan and Ye Peijian

  25 comrades including Yuan Longping, Zhong Nanshan and Ye Peijian:

  Hello, I received the letter. Everyone's thinking and practice of innovation and creation embodies the sentiment of our country's scientific and technological workers' determination to serve the country in the new era. On the arrival of the "National Science and Technology Workers' Day", I would like to extend my sincere greetings to you and to the national science and technology workers!

  Innovation is the first driving force to lead development, and technology is a powerful weapon to overcome difficulties. Faced with the sudden new coronary pneumonia epidemic, national science and technology workers are facing difficulties and overcoming difficulties, and they have worked day and night in clinical treatment, vaccine research and development, material security, and big data applications to provide scientific and technological support for the prevention and control of the epidemic. It is hoped that national science and technology workers will carry forward the fine traditions, be firm in innovation and self-confidence, work hard to overcome key core technologies, promote the in-depth integration of industry, academia and research, be brave to climb the peak of science and technology, and make new and greater contributions to building China into a world power.