On the afternoon of September 25, China Soong Ching Ling Foundation's (CSCLF) Third Session of the Seventh Standing Council was held in Beijing. CPPCC Vice Chairman and CSCLF Chairman Wang Jiarui presided over the meeting and made remarks.
CPPCC Vice Chairman and CSCLF Chairperson Wang Jiarui presides over the meeting and makes remarks.
Wang said the CSCLF has made much progress in serving the party and nation since the second session of the seventh standing council with the kind attention of the central party committee. The whole council joined hands to hold a variety of activities, especially during the summer vacation: the awarding ceremony of the 13th Soong Ching Ling Award for Children’s Invention, art performances interaction between SCO Young Generations, the eighth CSCLF Youth Exchange Camp and 2017 “Soong Ching Ling Cup” China-ASEAN youth football friendly matches. These events are welcomed and highly regarded by young people at home and abroad, and are well received by the society.
He stressed that the forthcoming 19th CPC National Party Congress is an extremely important meeting as our party is at a decisive stage of building a moderately prosperous society in an all-round manner and driving the development of a socialist society with Chinese characteristics. He said, “We should fully understand and implement the guiding principles of important speeches made by President Xi, enhance ‘four consciousnesses’ and improve our political stance, in order to welcome the convening of the 19th CPC National Party Congress with a brand new morale and remarkable achievements. We should also stick to the right direction and strive to keep pace with the time. While adhering to the three principles of ‘peace, unification and future’, we should give a better play to our advantages and put forward effective solutions, thereby fulfilling the central task and serving overall interests.”
At the meeting
Wang said CSCLF staff should comply with the central party committee and work hard to maintain the reputation of Madame Soong Ching Ling and the foundation, as well as enhance the influence of the foundation. He encouraged attendees to play a better role in creating opportunities and building platforms. “We should also attract more talents to promote our development, thereby making more contribution to the building of a moderately prosperous society and the realization of China’s great rejuvenation,” he added.
During the meeting, a resolution on adding and reassigning some council members was reviewed and passed. Attendees listened to a report on the activities in commemoration of the 45th anniversary of Ping Pong diplomacy. Dou Enyong, deputy head of China NGO Network for International Exchanges, was invited to present progress made in civil diplomacy and people-to-people exchange. Among the attendees are vice chairpersons Ma Xiaowei, Zheng Jianbang, Long Mingbiao, Hang Yuanxiang, Jing Dunquan and some other members of the standing council members. They gave suggestions on CSCLF’s recent work.
At the meeting
Before the session of the standing council, Wang hosted the third session for the chairpersons of the seventh council. During the previous meeting, he deliberated the agenda of this session and listened to a work report of the China Soong Ching Ling Science & Culture Center for Young people.
(Source: General Office)