Ministry of Education and Chongqing Municipal Government Signed an Agreement to Jointly Develop SWUPL

Author: Li Mengxuan, Ma Yining Source: College News Center

2019-04-08 12:00:00

A Screenshot of Chongqing Daily (Source: College News Center)

On March 28th, Chen Miner, Secretary of Chongqing Municipal Party Committee, and Tang Liangzhi, Deputy Secretary of Chongqing Municipal Party Committee and Mayor, met with Chen Baosheng, Secretary of the leading Party members group and Minister of Ministry of Education, and his delegation. After the meeting, Chen Baosheng and Tang Liangzhi signed an agreement between Ministry of Education and Chongqing Municipal Government to jointly accelerate the building of first-class universities and first-class disciplines. According to the agreement, the two sides would strengthen cooperation in the construction of "Double Tops" universities and the development of SWUPL and Chongqing Medical University, as well as the high-quality construction of municipal universities. Major breakthroughs will be made in establishing outstanding personnel training system, cultivating innovative elites, developing high-performing talent teams, Optimizing the discipline structures, and making institutional innovation.

Chen Miner and Tang Liangzhi welcomed Chen Baosheng to investigate the development of higher education and the situation serving the Yangtze River Economic Belt. They expressed gratitude to Ministry of Education for its long-term support. Chen said that Chongqing had implemented conscientiously requirements of General Secretary Xi Jin Ping’s new strategy, striving to play a key role in reaching the new pattern of the development of the western region in the new era. Education is a career for today, but a source of hope for tomorrow, providing powerful support for economic and social development. Since the 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China, Chongqing had fully implemented the Party's education policy, persisted in giving priority to education development, worked hard to Run Education to the Satisfaction of the People, and made new progress in education. In order to speed up the development of higher education, Chongqing would adhere to the center and serve the overall situation, focus on promoting the construction of inland open highland in China, explore new ways of ecological priority and green development in the upper reaches of the Yangtze River, and lead high-quality development with big data intelligence. Chongqing would deepen discipline construction, academic research and talent cultivation, continuously enhancing the capability of education in economic and social development. Chen hoped that Ministry of Education would increase its support for Chongqing in terms of discipline construction, college development, personnel training, scientific and academic resource allocation, and strengthen the cooperation to better promote the high-quality development of Chongqing.

Chen Baosheng said that Chongqing took a unique role in the "he Belt and Road" construction, the Yangtze River Economic Belt, and the large-scale development of the western region. Ministry of Education would actively support Chongqing as a key area for local education development. "We hope to take full advantages and jointly fulfill the cooperation agreement to meet the development needs and contribute to the economic and social development of Chongqing"

Municipal leaders Wang Fu, Qu Qian, Chongqing University Secretary of Party Committee Zhou Xun and President Zhang Zongyi, and related department directors of Ministry of Education and Chongqing Municipal Government attended the activities.

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