|Chinese Vice President visits senior Tibetan leaders|
Vice President Xi Jinping visited the homes of two senior Tibetan leaders and commended them on their devotion to building the new Tibet on Monday afternoon.
Xi, also a member of the Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of the Chinese Communist Party (CPC) Central Committee and vice chairman of the Central Military Commission, extended sincere greetings to Pagbalha Geleg Namgyai, vice chairman of the National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC), and Raidi, vice chairman of the Standing Committee of the 10th National People's Congress (NPC).
He noted that as senior leaders the pair enjoys high prestige and has made great contributions to the construction of the new Tibet.
"The Party and the government will never forget people like you, who have dedicated yourselves to the construction of the new Tibet," said the vice president.
Xi, arriving in Lhasa on Sunday, is heading a central government delegation to celebrate the 60th anniversary of Tibet's peaceful liberation.