Workers drain sewage from a leaking tank at a copper mine in southeastern China. President Xi Jinping on Saturday called for increased efforts to tackle the country’s pollution problems. Photo: ReutersWorkers drain sewage from a leaking tank at a copper mine in southeastern China. President Xi Jinping on Saturday called for increased efforts to tackle the country’s pollution problems. Photo: Reuters
Workers drain sewage from a leaking tank at a copper mine in southeastern China. President Xi Jinping on Saturday called for increased efforts to tackle the country’s pollution problems. Photo: Reuters

China’s President Xi Jinping calls for increased efforts to tackle pollution

Nation must ‘speed up the construction of a system of ecological civilisation’ to ensure environment is fundamentally improved by 2035, leader says

Topic |   China pollution
Workers drain sewage from a leaking tank at a copper mine in southeastern China. President Xi Jinping on Saturday called for increased efforts to tackle the country’s pollution problems. Photo: ReutersWorkers drain sewage from a leaking tank at a copper mine in southeastern China. President Xi Jinping on Saturday called for increased efforts to tackle the country’s pollution problems. Photo: Reuters
Workers drain sewage from a leaking tank at a copper mine in southeastern China. President Xi Jinping on Saturday called for increased efforts to tackle the country’s pollution problems. Photo: Reuters
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