On December 24, BAST held the training class for policy consultation at Beijing Continuous Education College for Science and Technology. Member of the Leading Party Member’s Group and Vice president Sun Xiaofeng delivered summary and speech. Secretary of Coordination and Publicity Department delivered an encouraging speech. More than 80 key personnel and core experts from professional think tank base of BAST, survey site of works of science and technology, key research group, consultation salon of decision-making attended the training class.
According to Sun Xiaofeng, the “14th five-year plan” period (2021-2025) would mark the first five years of China's new journey toward fully building a modern socialist country and march toward the second centenary goal, and it was the key period for Beijing to implement strategic location as a capital city and to construct world-class, harmonious and livable city. According to the spirit of Central Government and Beijing Municipal Party Committee, BAST should conduct policy consultation work should base on the major task in the “14th five-year plan” period. She said that, work of policy consultation should be implemented from four aspect in the “14th five-year plan” period. Firstly, we should enlarger the coverage of the communication of work of policy consultation, grasp core base, academy, and personnel. Secondly, we should lift up the influence of policy consultation work, construct the academic board, make clear the major direction of research and create activities of our influential think tank. Thirdly, we should enrich the meaning of policy-consultation work, strength the political leading and cultivation of talents, provide service for region and public. Fourthly, we should further improve the system and enhance the overall planning of work of policy consultation.
During the class, Liu Faxian encouraged scientific and technological workers to take effort to improve their ability of work of policy consultation, take use of their majors and professional area, organically combine the scientific theory and practice, and provide targeted, operable, meaningful and influential report of consultation and decision, and provide service for the scientific decision of the party and government.
Related experts from MOST, CAST, Policy Research Office of Beijing Municipal Party Committee, Party School of Shanghai Municipal Party Committee were invited in this training. Special lectures were given on the capital’s economic and social development situation, the development of science and technology, and the writing of decision-making consultation suggestions. Representatives of professional think tanks with outstanding operation were asked to share their experience, which was unanimously praised by the students in the class.