On the morning of May 11, the Second 2017 Culture Lecture of Tangshan was held in the auditorium of the city hall. The activity was sponsored by the Municipal Organizing Committee Office for National Reading, the Municipal SASAC and the Municipal Bureau of Culture, Radio & TV Press & Publication. Some cadres and workers of the Institute attended the lecture, together with more than 750 listeners from the municipal Party committee, municipal government and organs directly under the municipal government, and state-owned enterprises.
In order to better understand the guiding principles and policies of the Central Government establishing Xiong’an New Area, seize the strategic opportunities of the integration of Beijing, Tianjin and Hebei Province, and promote the attainment of the grand goal of “Three Intos” (Strive to build Tangshan into an economic cooperation window city of Northeast Asia, into a new-type industrialized base in the Bohai Rim, and into an important fulcrum of the capital economic circle) and "Three Aheads" (Make Tangshan go ahead in transforming the development mode, ahead in adjusting the economic structure and ahead in advancing supply-side structural reforms), this forum specially invited Mr. YUE Qingping, a professor and doctoral tutor at Peking University, to lecture on "Interpretation of the Policy on the Xiong’an New Area and Strategy on the Coordinated Development of Beijing, Tianjin and Hebei Province." Known as one of the "Three Luminaries of Peking University", Mr. YUE has great learning and serves as presidents of many research institutes. He, based on the strategy of the coordinated development of Beijing, Tianjin and Hebei province, made an intensive analysis and interpretation around issues such as "the background and significance of setting up Xiong’an New Area; philosophy, tasks and goals of planning and construction of Xiong’an New Area; and improving skills in learning and practice".
Through the learning in the "Culture Lecture", the cadres and workers further understood the guiding significance of the vital program of Xiong’an New Area for the Institute to expand business and undertake investigation and design contracts.