The revision is of historic significance for ensuring the prosperity and lasting security of both the Party and the country, according to the lawmakers.
In October last year, Ethiopia launched an electric train service that links its capital, Addis Ababa, with the Red Sea port of Djibouti. Kenya inaugurated its diesel-powered standard gauge railway from the port city of Mombasa to the capital, Nairobi. It is expected to extend to Uganda, Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of Congo.
A provincial government report said Hainan will create greater opportunities for both Chinese and overseas firms in its pillar industries including tropical high-efficiency agriculture, tourism, the internet and marine industries, each of which is forecast to generate more than 100 billion yuan ($15.9 billion) in annual output by 2020.
This is ideally suited to the ever-popular Scottish capital, where affordable accommodation is sought after, especially in peak summer months.
Meanwhile, despite subdued economic growth in sub-Saharan Africa, its countries recorded slight improvements in their overall competitiveness.
Xi said measures would be taken to raise foreign-equity caps in the banking, securities and insurance industries, accelerate the opening-up of the insurance industry, ease restrictions on the establishment of foreign financial institutions in China, expand their business scope and open up more areas of cooperation between Chinese and foreign financial markets.