BEIJING: Chinese State Councilor Liu Yandong on Wednesday called for teaching faculty and students of a mining university to promote its fine traditions and embrace innovation.
In a meeting with teachers and students of the China University of Mining and Technology upon its 100th founding anniversary, Liu said the university has made outstanding contribution in personnel training, scientific research and social services.
She called for efforts to build the university into a world-class institution of higher learning, deepen its educational reform, embrace innovation in its mode of personnel training so as to provide support for national development of energy industry and environmental protection.
She also stressed the importance of make breakthrough in important theories and key technologies of the mining industry and promote technologies that are highly energy-efficient, have low carbon emission levels and are conducive to the prevention of accidents.
Efforts should also be made to facilitate the construction of a natural resources-efficient and environmental friendly society, she said.