The Sixth New Think Tank Strategic Alliance High-Level Forum of Nine Provinces and Districts Along the Border, hosted by Jilin Academy of Social Sciences, was held in Yanji on June 21st. More than 70 experts and scholars from Beijing, Jilin, Liaoning, Inner Mongolia, Xinjiang, Tibet, Sichuan, etc. were present at the meeting. Chen Jing’an, Vice Secretary of Sichuan Academy of Social Sciences of CPC, attended the meeting.
The forum was themed by “Displaying the Advantage of Alliance and Promoting the Open Development of Border Areas”. Leaders and experts from Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, academies of social sciences of nine provinces and districts along the border and other specially invited academies made speeches and had a heated discussion on the experience and thoughts of new think tank construction, strengthening the cooperation between provinces and districts, promoting the Belt and Road initiative, further providing intellectual support for the open development of border areas, etc.
Experts all held that as a vital strength of constructing philosophy and social sciences with Chinese characteristics, academy of social sciences must be guided by the spirit of important speeches made by Secretary General Xi Jinping. Taking this forum as an opportunity, academies must strengthen exchange and cooperation, fully display the function and geographical advantage of new think tank, carry out joint research in important fields like the Belt and Road initiative, provide necessary intellectual support and thought guidance for the Belt and Road initiative and make greater contributions to the prosperity of local economy and society and the building of a moderately well-off society in an all-round way.
Chen Jing’an mainly introduced the role of “Ethnic and Religious Affairs Research Think Tank” of SASS in ethnic and religious affairs think tank construction which arouses resonance of attendees. Function Positioning and Mode Recreation of Think Tank Alliance in Our Country, submitted by SASS, was included in the exchange materials of the forum.