Yang Weize, standing member of CPC Jiangsu Provincial Committee and secretary of CPC Nanjing Municipal Committee, and other government officials visited JAAS on January 6, 2012. JAAS President Yan Shaohua and other chiefs attended the reception.
President Yan introduced the history, development and the contribution JAAS made to Nanjing economic development and called for more cooperation and support in further construction of JAAS. After Yan’s report, Secretary Yang spoke highly of the progress JAAS made and expressed his appreciation for JAAS in Nanjing modern agriculture development. With a history of 80 years, JAAS has always been taking the lead in agricultural researches and making contribution in technical transfer and services, in supporting agricultural enterprises and in enriching the farmers. Secretary Yang proposed that JAAS should carry all-round cooperation with relevant sectors in Nanjing and give full play of the three research stations (Luhe Animal Sciences Station, Lishui Plant Sciences Station and Modern Agriculture Science & Technology Demo Station) in technical transfer , enterprises support and talent cultivation.
Secretary Yang also called for strengthening an already-vibrant cooperative relationship between relevant government sectors with JAAS to establish a regulatory coordination mechanism, to reinforce the public service system construction, to accelerate the systems of agricultural products safety, to formulate relevant policies and to absorb talents. The agricultural modernization in Nanjing is in urgent need of the support from relevant research institutions and universities and above all, of advanced technologies and management philosophies.
After the meeting, Yang and other delegates had a guided tour to National Center of Engineering Research for Veterinary Bio-products, P. R. China and Modern Agriculture Science & Technology Demo Center of JAAS.