Friday, March 20, 2015

New think tank to facilitate Xinjiang development

Lǚ Sha

Chinese Social Sciences - 2015-03-12

The Xinjiang Think Tank opened at the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS) in Beijing on Feb. 9. CASS President Wang Weiguang delivered a speech at the opening ceremony. He said the goal for building the Xinjiang Think Tank is to offer suggestions for work in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region to policy makers, provide top-level design and theoretical support for Xinjiang’s sustainable social stability, security and other major strategic tasks, offer intellectual support for enduring peace and stability, provide reference and consulting service for minorities in board areas in terms of modernization of governance system and governance ability, and contribute to winning discourse power over issues pertaining to Xinjiang in international community.