President Xi Jinping on Tuesday told the Communist Youth League of China (CYLC) to unite and lead Chinese youth of the new era to strive for the Chinese Dream of national rejuvenation.

Xi, also general secretary of the Communist Party of China Central Committee and chairman of the Central Military Commission, made the statement at a gathering to mark the centenary of the May Fourth Movement in Beijing.

The CYLC should serve their duties of guiding and uniting the youth, mobilizing them, connecting them and providing services, he said.