BEIJING, June 29 (Xinhua) -- A deputy head of the top academic institute of the Communist Party of China (CPC) said Tuesday the institute is striving to open up to the outside world.
Li Jingtian, vice president of the Party School of the CPC Central Committee, made the remarks during a press conference on Tuesday, two days ahead of the 89th anniversary of the founding of the CPC.
Li said many foreign political and business leaders and scholars were willing to give lectures or deliver speeches at the party school.
"As a think-tank, we have established cooperation with over 30 foreign universities, think-tanks and research institutes," said Li.
Li said the Party School had trained 60,000 communist cadres over the past three decades.
The party school provides various training classes and seminars for cadres at provincial and ministerial levels, party secretaries at the county level, young cadres and cadres of ethnic minorities, he said.