The“Staying True to Where You Started and Promoting the Long March Spirit”theoretical seminar of the Party school system in Southwestern China, jointly hosted by the Newspaper and Periodicals Office of the Party School of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China (National Academy of Governance) and the Party School of Chengdu Municipal Committee of CPC（Chengdu Academy of Governance）and organized by Qionglai Municipal Committee of CPC, was held in Qionglai from August 16th to 17th. Nearly 200 people, including leaders, well-known experts and essay writers, attended the event.
Zhong Shaoqiang, secretary-general of the Party School of the Central Committee of CPC (National Academy of Governance), pointed out that the seminar organically combines the two themes of "remaining true to the original mission" and "carrying forward to the Long March Spirit", so that the Party members and ideologists can bear in mind the beliefs and fundamental Purpose of the Party and carry forward the great Long March spirit.
Hu Yuankun, President of the Party School of Chengdu Municipal Committee of CPC (Chengdu Academy of Governance) pointed out that while the whole Party is launching the campaign on the theme of “staying true to our founding mission”, it is of great significance for us to carry out theoretical seminars in Qionglai to relive the original aspiration and carry forward the Long March Spirit, and the research results will surely further strength the spiritual power of the new era and the new Long March.
Under the witness of the leaders and all the participants, Xu Baojian, president of the Newspaper and Periodicals Office of the Party School of the Central Committee of CPC and Tu Huoming, the executive vice-president of the Party School of Chengdu Municipal Committee of CPC signed strategic cooperation agreement on behalf of both parties.
Subsequently, the participating experts and scholars respectively made keynote speeches on "The Everlasting Original Aspiration and People's Glory", "The Long March - Immortal Historical Monument", "The Basic Connotation and Realistic Enlightenment of the Long March Spirit", "Promoting the Long March Spirit, Inheriting the Red Culture", etc.. In the group discussion activities, the participating experts and scholars actively exchanged ideas and thoughts around the theme of this theoretical seminar, and formed a group of research results with insights.
This theoretical discussion activity is not only an effective carrier for in-depth education on the theme of “staying true to our founding mission”, but also a powerful measure for Qionglai City to highlight the development of red tourism culture, build a pilot zone for the integrated development of cultural and tourism, and fully create a famous county in Tianfu.