The first National Reading Conference opened in Beijing on the 23rd.

Xi Jinping, General Secretary of the CPC Central Committee, State President, and Chairman of the Central Military Commission, sent a congratulatory letter to express warm congratulations.

  In his congratulatory letter, Xi Jinping pointed out that reading is an important way for human beings to acquire knowledge, enlighten wisdom, and cultivate morality.

The Chinese nation has advocated reading since ancient times, pays attention to learning from knowledge, sincerity and sincerity, inherits the endless spirit of the Chinese nation, and shapes the character of the Chinese people for self-confidence and self-improvement.

  Xi Jinping hopes that the majority of party members and cadres will take the lead in reading and learning, self-cultivation, self-cultivation, and talent growth; hope that children will develop reading habits, read happily, and grow up healthily; hope that the whole society will participate in reading, and form a love for reading, a good reading, and a kindness. A strong atmosphere for reading.

  At the opening ceremony, Huang Kunming, member of the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee and head of the Central Propaganda Department, read out Xi Jinping's congratulatory letter and delivered a speech.

He said that General Secretary Xi Jinping's congratulatory letter fully reflects the great importance the CPC Central Committee attaches to promoting national reading and building a scholarly China.

It is necessary to earnestly study and implement the spirit of General Secretary Xi Jinping's important instructions, strengthen reading leadership, cultivate reading habits, build a reading promotion service system covering urban and rural areas, promote the expansion of reading coverage, improve quality, and enhance effectiveness of reading for all, and promote the construction of a cultural power through the construction of a scholarly China. Inject strong spiritual power into a new journey and a new era of meritorious deeds.

  The first National Reading Conference was guided by the Central Propaganda Department (National Press and Publication Administration), the Beijing Municipal Party Committee, and the Beijing Municipal Government, and hosted by the Publication Bureau of the Central Propaganda Department and the Beijing Municipal Party Committee Propaganda Department. , exhibition display, release and theme activities.

Responsible comrades of relevant departments, representatives of publishing and distribution units and social organizations, representatives of experts, scholars, and writers and readers attended the conference.