June 15th, the Tibetan, Qiang and Yi Cultural Institute was inaugurated in Southwest University for Nationalities. Gan Lin, member of the Standing Committee of Sichuan Provincial Party Committee and minister of the Publicity Department, unveiled the board of the Tibetan, Qiang and Yi Culture Research Institute and hosted a symposium on the work of Tibetan, Qiang and Yi culture inheritance and innovation. He stressed that the establishment of the Academy should be taken as an opportunity to carry forward the research, inheritance and development of the excellent Tibetan, Qiang and Yi cultures, and promote the creative transformation and innovative development of the fine traditional Chinese culture, including the culture of ethnic minorities.
Absorbing the opinions and suggestions of experts and scholars, Gan Lin made a keynote speech. Since the 18th National Congress of the CPC, the CPC Central Committee with Comrade Xi Jinping at its core has attached great importance to cultural development, for the direction of inheriting and developing the fine traditional Chinese culture and providing the fundamental principle to follow, said he, it is necessary to put the research institute into practice, closely combine the characteristics of school development, and promote the materialized operation of the research institute, while departments and units concerned should actively support and jointly build the academy into an important base for the inheritance and development of fine traditional Chinese culture.