Aerial photo taken on Oct. 17, 2020 shows a cotton harvesting machine working in a field in Manas County, Hui Autonomous Prefecture of Changji, northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region. (Xinhua/Ding Lei)
SHANGHAI, Oct. 30 (Xinhua) -- Chinese President Xi Jinping stressed that China has attached great importance to scientific and technological innovation, taking innovation as the primary driving force for development.
Xi made the remarks while delivering a speech via video at the third World Laureates Forum that opened Friday in Shanghai. ■