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BeijingMay 30, 2021 / CNW / – About two weeks ago, China made its first landing on Mars, drawing the world’s attention to this important milestone in Chinese space exploration.
On Friday, science and technology will be the strategic support for national development, with an emphasis on self-reliance and innovation. It was highlighted again in the country’s development roadmap with the Tenth National Conference of the China Science and Technology Association. Beijing.
Self-reliance and independence in science and technology
The minister said efforts need to be accelerated to make China a leading country in science and technology and to achieve autonomy and self-sufficiency in science and technology at higher levels, and Chinese President Xi Jinping said at the meeting, which was attended by about 3,000 people.
Noting the importance of making breakthroughs in basic technologies in key areas, Xi stressed the importance of building a modern science and technology system with innovation consortia led by large advanced companies, supported by universities and institutions, as well as coordinated innovation entities.
He stressed the need to expedite problem-solving in the context of major scientific and technological tasks, to target the most urgent and urgent problems, and to meet the immediate and long-term needs of the country.
He added that basic and original research is necessary to advance new knowledge horizons.
China’s pursuit of independence in scientific innovation is reflected in its various achievements, including the Beidou satellite navigation system, space exploration, including the Moon and Mars probe, and the construction of its own space station, as well as in the Fendouzhe naval submarine. The country has also developed its own high-speed rail technologies, 5G communication technologies and artificial intelligence.
He also stressed the role of national laboratories, scientific research institutions, high-level research universities and leading companies in the field of science and technology, calling on them to make more scientific and technological achievements more strategic and fundamental, and to strive for a major scientific and technological solution. Issues affecting the overall development and long-term interests of China.
According to MXi, it is important to make great efforts to train high-level scientific and technological personnel with global impact, to support a number of innovation teams regularly and to train more high-quality technical and professional personnel.
Innovation focused development strategy
President Xi stressed the importance of innovation in further development and detail of the advantages of new development mentioned in China’s Fourteenth Five-Year Plan (2021-2025) for national economic and social development and long-term goals until 2035.
In 2016, the Chinese government set the goal of making China one of the most innovative countries by 2020 and a pioneer in innovation by 2030, as well as a global scientific and pioneering technology by the centenary of the founding of the People’s Republic of China in 2049.
Efforts are needed to deepen the reform of the science and technology system and form a basic system that supports innovation as a whole, Maksi said, adding that the country should play its full role as an organizer of major scientific and technological innovations.
Maxi noted that the Chinese Academy of Sciences and the Chinese Academy of Engineering, as national and strategic powers of science and technology, are expected to play a leading role, adding that the Chinese Association for Science and Technology should take responsibility for the bridge between the government. And workers in science and technology.
He urged unified efforts to deeply participate in global science and technology governance in areas such as public health and climate change, and to make Chinese science and technology more contribute to building a community with a shared future for mankind.
The Chinese president also extended his regards to science and technology workers across the country in anticipation of the National Science and Technology Workers’ Day, which will be held on May 30.
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