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Int'l Forum on History, Future of Xinjiang held in Kashgar

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Int'l Forum on History, Future of Xinjiang held in Kashgar

2024-06-12 20:54 Last Updated At:22:07

The International Forum on the History and Future of Xinjiang, northwestern China was held in the autonomous region's Kashgar City on Wednesday.

More than 170 experts and scholars from Kazakhstan, the United States, Australia and other countries attended the forum.

The event aimed to promote the diversified and integrated study of Xinjiang's history and culture through international exchanges in the fields of archaeology and history, and deepen exchanges and mutual learning between Chinese and foreign civilizations.

Kashgar is the westernmost city in China, bordering Tajikistan, Afghanistan, and Pakistan. It is an important economic, political, cultural and information center in the western part of southern Xinjiang.

As a major commercial port town on the ancient Silk Road which has witnessed the bustling Eurasian trade routes, Kashgar today has continued to play its role in promoting the exchange between Eastern and Western civilizations.

Int'l Forum on History, Future of Xinjiang held in Kashgar

Int'l Forum on History, Future of Xinjiang held in Kashgar

Int'l Forum on History, Future of Xinjiang held in Kashgar

Int'l Forum on History, Future of Xinjiang held in Kashgar

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Premier Li urges high-quality development to further deepen reform comprehensively

2024-07-22 22:24 Last Updated At:22:57

Chinese Premier Li Qiang has called for efforts to push forward high-standard opening-up and actively explore and innovate to motivate more momentum and vitality, so as to advance high-quality development in further deepening reform comprehensively.

Li, also a member of the Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee, made the remarks during a research trip to north China's Tianjin Municipality on Monday.

Li first visited the core area of the Tiankai Higher Education Innovation Park, where he learned about the park's construction and operation, and had talks with researchers and heads of sci-tech financial institutions as well as start-ups.

Saying that the key to fostering new growth drivers and developing new quality productivity lies in reform and innovation, Li underlined staying focused on integrated development of sci-tech innovation and industrial innovation, therefore building a more efficient and attractive sci-tech innovation platform.

He called for more support for small and medium-sized sci-tech firms and incentives for sci-tech personnel in terms of policies and funding, so as to promote the application of scientific and technological advances, and accelerate the development of new quality productivity.

The park, inaugurated in May, was established through the collaboration of Tianjin-based top-notched universities including Tianjin University and Nankai University.

Li then visited the branch of the world-leading elevator manufacturer Otis and CDHorizon, a world's top integrated equipment operation service provider, in the Binhai New Area.

Li urged efforts to make good use of policies for supporting the large renewal of equipment and to support enterprises in promoting the new application of artificial intelligence, so that more enterprises and products with core competitiveness can compete to emerge.

The premier also highlighted innovative use of financial leasing and other financial instruments, thus better serving the real economy.

Li called on the Binhai New Area to take the lead in better stimulating impetus and vitality in deepening reform, underlining the reform in institutions and mechanisms of the pilot free trade zone, financial innovation and development, and high-level opening up to the outside world.

Li also emphasized the need to accelerate the integrated development of ports, industries and cities by leveraging strengths and characteristics, in order to integrate resources and enhance their role in promoting the coordinated development of the Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei region.

Fully acknowledging Tianjin's achievements in socio-economic development, Li expressed his hope that the municipality will forge ahead and constantly scale new heights in promoting high-quality development.

Premier Li urges high-quality development to further deepen reform comprehensively

Premier Li urges high-quality development to further deepen reform comprehensively

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