Liu Yunshan (4th R), a member of the Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee, meets with a delegation reporting exemplary deeds of late geophysicist Huang Danian, who is honored as a "national outstanding CPC member," in Beijing, capital of China, July 3, 2017. (Xinhua/Huang Jingwen)
BEIJING, July 3 (Xinhua) -- Liu Yunshan, senior official of the Communist Party of China (CPC), Monday called on Party members to learn from late geophysicist Huang Danian.
Liu, a member of the Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee, made the remarks at a meeting to honor Huang as a "national outstanding CPC member."
Liu said that Huang was a role model for CPC members in the new era and an outstanding representative of Chinese intellectuals.
He said that Huang's life explained to us what is staying true to one's self, what is loyalty and responsibility, and what his devotion.
Liu called on people to learn from Huang's patriotism, professional dedication, indifference to fame and wealth, and fulfilling duties faithfully.
Publicity departments and news outlets should publicize Huang's exemplary deeds and noble spirit to inspire people, he said.
Huang, known for his expertise in deep earth exploration technology, studied and worked in Britain for 18 years before returning to China in 2009. Over the ensuing years, he helped China soar in a number of technical fields, transforming the nation into one of the world's leaders in deep earth exploration.
Huang died from illness aged 58 on Jan. 8.