In order to celebrate the 70th founding anniversary of the People's Republic of China, thoroughly study and implement the spirit of the speech of general secretary Xi Jinping at a grand rally celebrating the 70th founding anniversary of the People's Republic of China, and recall and carry forward the historical contributions made by the older generation of proletarian revolutionaries to the establishment and construction of new China, On October 12th, 2019, the Symposium on "Deng Xiaoping and New China, Celebrating the 70th founding anniversary of New China" was jointly held by the Research Institute of Deng Xiaoping’s Thought and life, the Sichuan Academy of Social Sciences and the Sichuan Institution for Communist Party of China, and History Research Office of the provincial committee of the CPC in Chengdu. Tao Wuxian, former chairman of the Sichuan Provincial Committee of the CPPCC, attended the meeting. Li houqiang, Secretary of Sichuan Academy of Social Sciences committee of the CPC, Yang shengqun, chairman of Research Institute for Deng Xiaoping’s Thought and life, and Liu Xiaochen, director of the History Research Office of Sichuan Provincial Committee of the Communist Party of China addressed the meeting. Experts and scholars from the history and Literature Research Institute, Sichuan Academy of Social Sciences, the History Research Office of Sichuan Provincial Committee of the Communist Party of China, Fudan University, Tongji University, National Defense University, Sichuan University, University of Electronic Science and technology, and other relevant Universities and units attended the meeting.
Yang shengqun affirmed Deng Xiaoping's historic contribution from two perspectives. He believed that Deng Xiaoping, as the chief designer of China's reform and opening up, made the basic design for the reform and opening up and the socialist modernization construction, which is the basis for us to adhere to and develop the strategic layout of socialism with Chinese characteristics today.
Li houqiang said that Deng Xiaoping made immortal contributions to national independence and people's Liberation. He was the founder and firm leader of China's socialist reform and opening up, who made outstanding contributions to the second development stage of Marxism in China. He was the main founder of the theory of socialism with Chinese characteristics, who was in the arduous revolutionary struggle. A great man who grew up through a lot of hard work
Liu Xiaochen said that the convening of the Symposium on Deng Xiaoping and New China, looking back on the glorious course of the people's Republic of China for 70 years, deeply remembering the immortal contributions made by Deng Xiaoping and other older proletarian revolutionaries for the birth, construction and development of new China, is conducive to encouraging us to push forward the cause of socialism with Chinese characteristics in the new era.
The experts and scholars studied and grasped the spirit of general secretary Xi Jinping's speech in the 70th founding Anniversary of the People's Republic of China, the great significance of the founding of new China, the glorious history, brilliant achievements and valuable experience of new China in the past 70 years, and the achievements made by Deng Xiaoping in the establishment and construction of new China, for the reform, opening up and modernization of China's socialist system. The historical contributions are discussed in depth.
Experts and scholars attending the meeting believed that Deng Xiaoping was closely connected with the historical process of the founding and development of the Communist Party of China and the people's Liberation Army with the historical process of China's revolution, construction and reform, and had made immortal contributions to national independence, people's liberation, national prosperity and people's happiness.