BEIJING-Thursday 20 August 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]
(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived in east China's Anhui Province for an inspection tour on Tuesday.
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Xi, also general secretary of the Communist Party of China Central Committee, visited the floodgate of the Wangjiaba Dam on the Huaihe River and other flood-hit areas in Funan County, Fuyang City. He also went to a "zhuangtai," a residential structure built on raised ground at a higher elevation that functions as a haven from river floods.
Since June, Anhui has been ravaged by floods and landslides caused by incessant heavy rains.
The president also met with local officials and residents and learned about flood prevention and disaster relief work and the progress of recovery efforts.
This is President Xi's latest inspection tour
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