On March 9, Mayor of Taizhou Shi Lijun invited part cultural experts and scholars and led principals of relevant departments to investigate historical and cultural protection work of Taizhou. Shi pointed out that as inheritance and protection of culture concerned promotion of city grade and representation of urban characteristics, related departments should pay attention to cultural carrier construction, closely center on key points of cultural inheritance, protectively propel urban construction; and should demonstrate culture consciousness in different aspects of work, deepen cultural deposits of the city, warm the city, and let everyone living in Taizhou obtain happiness and sense of gain. Wang Xuefeng, Deputy Mayor of Taizhou, and Shen Minggang, Secretary General of the Taizhou Municipal People’s Government, were accompanied.
At the forum held in the afternoon, the Taizhou Municipal Bureau of Planning made a report on historical and cultural protection work, and five cultural experts and scholars respectively made speeches centering on inheritance and development, upgrade of important cultural elements, renovation on surroundings of culture relic protection sites, and historical inheritance in planning and construction.
Shi required that relevant departments should concentrate on studying history and culture, further enhance scientific degree of historical and cultural protection, set up mechanisms and issue policies as soon as possible, devote greater efforts, and practically and deeply propel historical and cultural protection work.