The Chinese authorities urged citizens to save food

Власти Китая призвали граждан экономить еду

Chinese President XI Jinping urged citizens to show restraint in the consumption and waste of food. This was announced on Tuesday, the Agency “Xinhua”.

“Despite the fact that year after year we raise large crops of grain still needed to consciously relate to food security,” said the Chinese leader, describing the habit of extravagance in food, “sad and shocking”.

In parallel, the head of China stressed the need to strengthen the regulatory framework and oversight, effective measures and the creation of long-term mechanism to effectively combat the waste of food.

According to the Agency, XI Jinping has repeatedly called on the population to economy in consumption of food, and sharply opposed the waste of food.