The 2nd Yihai Academic Summit, with the theme of “Long March Culture and National Park Construction” was held in Mianning on November 16th. Li Houqiang, Secretary of the Committee of Sichuan Academy of Social Sciences of CPC, Li Rong, the deputy director of the First Research Department of the Party History Research Office of the Central Committee of CPC, and Professor Xue Qingchao, Deputy Director of the Publicity and Education Bureau, attended the meeting and made keynote speeches. Zeng Lingju, Director of the Publicity Department of Liangshan Prefecture, Liu Changzuo, head of Mianning County, delivered speeches at the meeting. Hu Xueju, vice president of Sichuan Academy of Social Sciences, presided over the opening ceremony.
More than 80 people attended the meeting, including experts and scholars from the Party School of Central Committee of CPC, Renmin University of China, Minzu University of China, Nankai University, University of Electronic Science and Technology of China, etc., comrades responsible for the relevant departments of Mianning County and media representatives.
Li Houqiang pointed out that the construction of the Long March National Cultural Park is a major national decision. As an important node with extensive reputation on the Long March route, Mianning should especially cherish this opportunity, strengthen the sense of urgency and mission, and strive to become an innovative highland and new scenic spot of the Long March National Cultural Park. It is necessary to take advantage of the construction opportunity of the Long March National Cultural Park to contribute to the development of Mianning.
During the discussion part, Ye Chenglin, researcher of the Party School of Central Committee of CPC, Wu Da, professor of the Minzu University of China, Zhang Youchun, professor of Renmin University of China, Yuan Tongkai, professor of Nankai University and other experts and representatives conducted extensive discussions on ten themes, such as ideas and measures for the construction of the Long March National Cultural Park, heritage of the long march culture and the red culture of the Yi district, targeted poverty alleviation and the characteristic tourism of ethnic regions, targeted poverty alleviation and the development of featured cultural industries in the Yi district, the significance and strategy of the Long March route’s application for the list of world heritage,etc..The summit reached a lot of consensus on the construction of the Long March National Cultural Park. It is proposed to understand the practical significance of the Red Army Long March route from the height of the consciousness of the Chinese National Community. It is necessary to closely follow the symbolic significance of the Long March culture and build the Long March National Cultural Park in the unity of carrying forward the national spirit, enhancing the national cultural identity and spreading the socialist core values.
The summit finally issued the "Yihai Initiative on the Development of the Long March National Cultural Park ", and advocated that in the construction of the Long March National Cultural Park, we must adhere to the faith of country first, protection first, the masses first, pilot first, integration first, and efficiency first, vigorously promote the spirit of the Long March to face the future and jointly promote the Long March culture to the world.