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National Work Conference on Geological Survey was Held in Beijing

Updated :03,13,2015

On January 27, National Work Conference on Geological Survey was held in Beijing. The meeting aimed to thoroughly implement the guidline of the 18th CPC National Congress and the spirit of the 3rd and 4th Plenary Session of the 18th CPC Central Committee, to comprehensively carry out the deployment of National Land and Resources Work Conference, with 2014 work summarized and 2015 tasks put forward. Minister of Land and Resources Jiang Daming emphasized in his speech that Geological survey work must take the initiative to adapt to the new tasks and new requirements proposed by the new normal of economic development by attaching great importance to serve major national strategies and land resources management, to change the way and adjust the structure, and to rely more on innovation as driving force, thus developing a new road for geological survey work.

President of China Geological Survey Zhong Ziran presided over the meeting and delivered a speech. Deputy Director General Wang Yan delivered the work report of CGS.

Jiang Daming gave a high appraisal to 2014 geological survey work in his speech and put forward requirements for 2015 as follows. Firstly, focus on major national strategic needs and draw up a plan for Thirteenth "Five-year” national geological survey work; serve the nation’s major strategic needs by taking energy and resources survey as the priority, and making achievements in marine geological survey. Secondly, fully support the Strategic Action of Prospecting Breakthrough to ensure the second phase of “358” Action to be completed on schedule. To promote new prospecting breakthroughs, we should attach importance to energy survey and survey for important minerals in short supply at national level, and give full play to the guiding role of geologic work to mobilize more social investment. Thirdly, highlight scientific and technological innovations to enhance the innovative capability of geosciences. Innovation in and reforms on system and mechanism of geological science and technology should be accelerated ; pay high attention to innovative research to tackle major geological problems so as to foster a group of leading scientists. Fourthly, strengthen management in discipline, learning capacity, leadership and unity to build a clean government.

Zhong Ziran proposed the detailed requirements in his speech such as understanding the new situation , locating new tasks, redefining the work, promoting the strategic restructuring and deepening the reform on system and mechanism of geological survey.