MEMORANDUM OF COOPERATION SIGNED BETWEEN DEVELOPMENT STRATEGY CENTER AND SHANGHAI ACADEMY OF SOCIAL SCIENCES
On May 14, the Development Strategy Center management welcomed in its office a group of officials from the People’s Republic of China headed by Yu Xinhui, SASS Party Secretary of CPC Committee. Thomas Chen, Director of the One Belt One Road Research Institute of the Chu Hai College, also attended the meeting along with professors, scholars and experts of the Shanghai Academy of Social Sciences.
The meeting held in the office of the Development Strategy Center turned a logical extension of the visit of the Uzbekistan officials to Shanghai this April.
Akmal Burkhanov, Director of the Development Strategy Center noted in the meeting that the reforms carried out in the country in social-economic area make the focus on the protection of rights and interests of people, secure of justice, and quality increase in the country’s development. The National Action Strategy on Five Priority Development Areas 2017 – 2021 determines key priorities for further acceleration in development of Uzbekistan.
The sides discussed the prospects for cooperation with One Belt One Road Research Institute, which joined the ranks of the world’s top 50 newly created think tanks to the results of 2016 – 2017.
The guests from China got the detailed information on the activities of the Development Strategy Center.
Yu Xinhui, SASS Party Secretary of CPC Committee, gave a high rating to the activity of the Development Strategy Center. The sides shared their views on establishing close ties with the Shanghai Academy of Social Sciences, specifically, on training and retraining of personnel.
As part of the meeting, the Development Strategy Center and Shanghai Academy of Social Sciences signed the Memorandum of Cooperation.