During a visit at Optical Valley in Wuhan, president Xi stressed that core technologies that are important to the country should always be fully mastered by the country itself. When visiting FiberHome Telecommunication Technologies Co, a pioneer in the optical communications sector, Xi said the industry is of great importance, as the country strives for a major global role in cyberspace. China has proved strong in being able to accomplish major tasks through concerted and concentrated efforts, and by doing so the country can achieve more breakthroughs in science and technology, Xi said.

CAS news release, April 28, 2018