In the afternoon of November 13, "China FTZ Thematic Forum" of Shanghai Maritime University lectured. CPPCC Standing Committee, Vice Chairman of Democratic National Construction Association Central Committee, Professor Hanmin Zhou was invited to make the first theme report. President Youfang Huang, vice president Fancun Kong, relevant departments’ responsible persons, teachers and student representatives of about 130 people attended the meeting. The lecture was hosted by Vice President Fancun Kong.
Before the start of the lecture, Present Huang awarded professor appointment certificate of Shanghai Maritime University to Professor Hanmin Zhou on behalf of the school.
Titled of "Building China (Shanghai) Pilot Free Trade Zone - in order to promote deeper reform with greater openness", Professor Hanmin Zhou elaborated the importance and origin, the basic conditions , scope and functions of the establishment of China (Shanghai) Pilot Free Trade Zone to the participants with his personal work experiences in Pudong New Area --- the forefront of reform and opening up.
Professor Zhou Hanmin noted that China (Shanghai) Pilot Free Trade Zone was to promote deeper reform with greater openness and the 28.78 square kilometers of China (Shanghai) Pilot Free Trade Zone was the pivot of China's new round of reform and opening, and it was also the start of the fourth wave of reform and opening up of China. The mission of China (Shanghai) Pilot Free Trade Zone was to achieve the goal of " reform and emergence, negotiation breakthrough, policy breakthrough ". After the report, Professor Hanmin Zhou also cordially interacted with the audience, and patiently answered the questions raised by teachers and students, and the atmosphere was lively there.
After the lecture, Professor Hanmin Zhou held informal discussion with some teachers of our school. Present Huang reported the related information to the Professor Zhou on our school new established "China FTZ Supply Chain Academy ". Professor Zhou Hanmin expressed certainty on this and made many helpful comments and suggestions.