BEIJING, Aug. 14 (Xinhua) -- Chinese President Xi Jinping on Saturday replied to a letter from Li Peisheng and Hu Xiaochun, grassroots heroes working at the Huangshan Mountain Scenic Area in east China's Anhui Province, expressing expectations that they will continue their exemplary work.
In his letter, Xi, also general secretary of the Communist Party of China Central Committee and chairman of the Central Military Commission, hailed Li and Hu's longtime and dedicated efforts in keeping the mountain clean and tending the Guest-Greeting Pine.
China has been awarding grassroots heroes as "Good Samaritans of China" since 2008. Li and Hu made to the list of awardees in 2012 and 2021, respectively. ■