Chinese President rallies country behind World Expo
China’s President, Hu Jintao, has called on the Chinese people to pool their strength and resources to make sure the Shanghai World Expo a success. Hu made the rallying call during a visit to the Expo site on Friday. Xinhua quoted Hu as saying that Shanghai needed to make “all-out efforts” to complete its preparations, and to be a good host. The Shanghai World Expo kicks off on 1 May 2010.