XI Jinping, General Secretary of the CPC Central Committee, President of the People's Republic of China and Chairman of the CPC Central Military Commission, met with heads of defense ministries and military leaders from various countries for the opening ceremony of the 7th CISM Military World Games (7th CWG) and the CISM principal officials in Wuhan on the afternoon of Oct. 18. President XI expressed that the 7th CWG has come up with the slogan of Military Glory, World Peace, in a hope that athletes of all countries can fully demonstrate their sportsmanship, improve communication of cultures via the bridge of friendship and unite peaceful strengths through spiritual communication. We will try our best to make the 7th CWG into a peaceful gathering for the military personnel across the world to compete in a fair way and an international festival for different countries to exchange military cultures and learn from one another.

[Editor WANG Mengqi]