October is Ethnic Unity Month in Dehong Prefecture. On the afternoon of October 30, the 8th Ethnic Unity and Progress Commendation Conference was held in Mangshi. The meeting stressed the importance of thoroughly studying and applying Xi Jinping’s important remarks on ethnic work and the spirit of Xi Jingping's speech made while inspecting Yunnan. The meeting also called for joint efforts to promote ethnic groups tightly embrace together like pomegranate seed.
Zhao Gang, general secretary of CPC Dehong Committee also Secretary of the Party Working Committee and director of the Management Committee of Ruili National Key Development and Opening Pilot Zone, attended the meeting and delivered a speech. Wei Gang, deputy secretary and governor of Dehong presided over the meeting.
On behalf of CPC Dehong Committee and Dehong government, Zhao Gang presented awards to organizations and individuals who made contribution to ethnic unity in Dehong. He expressed his wish that the awarded organizations and individuals would carry forward their achievements and make more contributions to ethnic unity and progress.