Deng Xiaoping’s legacy lives on through economically thriving Shenzhen

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Deng Xiaoping’s legacy lives on through economically thriving Shenzhen

Sunday China remembered one of its most influential leaders.

Deng Xiaoping’s legacy lives on through economically thriving Shenzhen

Sunday China remembered one of its most influential leaders. Deng Xiaoping was known as a great reformer for modern China, playing a large role in its development. But nothing may more accurately reflect the leader's influence than his economic policies. The city of Shenzhen is one example; transformed from a small town into a thriving metropolis.

Deng Xiaoping was known as a great reformer for modern China, playing a large role in its development.

But nothing may more accurately reflect the leader’s influence than his economic policies.

The city of Shenzhen is one example; transformed from a small town into a thriving metropolis.


Former President Jimmy Carter reflects on Deng Xiaoping

Besides reforming China’s economy, Deng was also regarded as the cornerstone to the establishment of China-U.S. relations.Deng was the first Chinese national leader to visit the United States.

CGTN’s Tian Wei used to cover former U.S. President Jimmy Carter, who gave Deng a warm welcome in Washington D.C. Carter recalled his visit with Deng Xiaoping back then.

Former President Jimmy Carter reflects on Deng Xiaoping

Besides reforming China's economy, Deng was also regarded as the cornerstone to the establishment of China-U.S. relations. Deng was the first Chinese national leader to visit the United States. CGTN's Tian Wei used to cover former U.S. President Jimmy Carter, who gave Deng a warm welcome in Washington D.C. Carter recalled his visit with Deng Xiaoping back then.