Harbin Institute of Technology celebrates 90th anniversary

14:44, June 07, 2010      

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On the evening of June 5, the celebration party for the 90th anniversary of the Harbin Institute of Technology (HIT) was held in the school's stadium. The evening party was themed around the HIT movement that highlighted topics such as patriotism, the pursuit of the truth, unity and diligence.

The party also reviewed the glorious development of HIT over the past 90 years. More than 16,000 alumni from home and abroad, guests and representatives of faculties and students gathered to wish HIT a better tomorrow.

Since its founding in 1920, the time-honored HIT has always adhered to the revolutionary tradition. In particular, after the founding of New China, HIT's development was intertwined with the destiny of the country and the school cultivated batches of high-level, high-quality faculty in order to meet the strategic needs of the country.

The school also created the motto of "Strict Standards and Sufficient Effort." An aged alumni said, "Over the past 40 years after my graduation from HIT, I have always been concerned with its development, and every alumni wherever and whenever they are, will never forget the fact that they graduated from HIT."

Leading officials and honored guests who attended the party included Ji Bingxuan, party chief of Helongjiang province, Li Zhanshu, governor of Heilongjiang province, Zhang Yannong, president of People's Daily, Yuan Guiren, minister of Education, Li Yizhong, minister of Industry and Information Technology, Liu Binjie, director-general of the General Administration of Press and Publication, Luan Enjie, chief commander of China's lunar exploration project and Sun Jiadong, chief engineer of the project.

By People's Daily Online

(Editor:张心意)

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