Returned Scholars Paid a Visit of Shanghai Zhabei Power Plant to Trace Back the Revolutionary History

On the afternoon of December 7th, to further implement the Regulations of the Communist Party of China on United Front Work and strengthen ideological guidance for those who have studied abroad and returned to the country, the university summoned the concerned staffs to visit the Shanghai Zhabei Power Plant, a base for patriotic education famed as Light of the Nation. The event was sponsored by the United Front Department of the University Party Committee and undertaken by the Party Construction Service Center with the participation of the returned scholars from abroad and representatives of the Party committees of all the colleges.

The base Light of the Nation was evolved from Shanghai Zhabei Power Plant, which was founded in 1911. The whole exhibition hall highlights the Odysseus journey how the electric industrial workers in Shanghai started from scratch and strove for the industrial development under the leadership of the CPC. With the guidance of the commentator, the concerned staffs reviewed the century-old history how the electric industrial workers in Shanghai struggled and survived by following the steps of the Party. They acquired a better knowledge of how the industrial workers did their part to the rising of their mother country with specific actions and a deeper understanding of what difficulties the industry of electric power in Shanghai has gone through in its development. Thus they couldn’t help feeling proud of the remarkable achievements they have achieved.

Subsequently, the concerned staffs made a visit of the exhibition hall on the second floor, where an exhibition concerning the history of the Party, collaborated with the Site of the first National Congress of the Communist Party of China, was held with the title A Great Beginning. Through this spiritual pilgrimage, all the staffs were deeply touched and they learned a lot. They opined that they would bear in mind the struggling history of the previous generations, undertake the historical missions, and make their contributions for the rapid development of the power industry in China.

This activity was organized by the United Front Department of the university as a big move to build up the Great United Front System and offer the returned scholars a platform for communication with the intention to enhance the communication and cooperation among people from different walks of life, to arouse their patriotism, to encourage and give support to their full display of their personal strengths in their posts, and contribute themselves to the high-level development of the university and to the great rejuvenation of the Chinese nation.