Sept. 1 (Xinhuanet) -- More effort must be made to boost the development of
military institutes during the historic reforms of China's military forces,
Jiang Zemin, chairman of the Central Military Commission (CMC), said Monday in
Changsha, capital of central China's Hunan Province.
Jiang was speaking
at a celebration marking the 50th anniversary of the founding of the National
Defense Science and Technology University of the Chinese People's Liberation
He called on military colleges to
adhere to Deng Xiaoping Theory and the important thoughts of "Three Represents".
High-quality military staff armed
with latest military technologies and technological innovation were of great
importance to the modernization of the army and national defense, Jiang
Military colleges must shoulder the
responsibility of nurturing talent and fully understand developments in science
and technology as well as military education, he said.
During the past 50 years, the
university has made major scientific and technological innovations, including
the landmark research in the "Galaxy" supercomputer system for military
Reforms and innovations were needed
in the military education system so as to develop a military force that could
win in the era of information technology, Jiang said.
It was also necessary to have good
faculty members with excellent political qualities, professional skills and
innovation abilities, Jiang added.
The National Defense Science and
Technology University, founded in 1953, is a leading military university in
China with 12,390 students. It has 80 master degree majors, 40 doctorate degree
majors and nine post-doctorate positions.