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President Xi pays tribute to fallen national heroes on China's Martyrs' Day

2022-10-01 09:16:23       source:CGTN

September 30, 2022

Chinese President Xi Jinping and other leaders of the Communist Party of China (CPC) and the state attended a ceremony at Tian'anmen Square in Beijing on Friday morning to present flower baskets to fallen national heroes.

The event was held to commemorate Martyrs' Day, which falls on September 30, a day ahead of China's National Day.

At 10 a.m., all participants sang the national anthem, and thereafter paid a silent tribute to those who devoted their lives to the liberation of the Chinese people and the building of the People's Republic of China, which was founded on October 1, 1949.

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