|HU Jintao (third from the left), general secretary, shaking hands with academician HE Jingtang (from Xinhua.net)|
After an inspection on Puxi district, Hu paid a visit to China Pavilion, the "Oriental Crown", in Pudong district. At the entrance hall, Hu greeted each worker while shaking hands with them. When meeting HE Jingtang, academician of Chinese Academy of Engineering and general designer of China Pavilion, Hu said happily: "The pavilion is totally Chinese.
" Academician He replied with excitement: "China Pavilion integrates Chinese ancient construction rules with modern architecture design concepts, and embodies Chinese wisdom in city development, conveying to the world the message that the country is going all-out for scientific development and a harmonious society.