Peaceful development is China's strategic choice for modernization and China's development will not pose threat to any one, says renowned Chinese scholar Tao Wenzhao at a seminar in South Africa on 8 August 2006.
HSRC (Human Sciences Research Council) in Pretoriea, South Africa hold the seminar with Development in China as its focus. Charge d'affaires Zhou Yuxiao of the Chinese Embassy in South Africa presented at the seminar.
Professor Tao is a veteran research fellow with CASS (Chinese Academy of Social Sciences) and former Deputy Director-General of the Institute of American Studies, CASS. Tao shared his understanding of the connotation of China's peaceful development in his speech and explained in detail why peaceful development is the chosen road for China's modernization.
Professor Yu Yongding, Director-General of the Institute of World Economy and Politics, CASS, also made a presentation on China's growth potential and current macroeconomic situation at the seminar.