SAFEA administrator meets with National Secretary of Science, Technology and Innovation of Panama

Updated: 2019-04-11

SAFEA administrator meets with National Secretary of Science, Technology and Innovation of Panama

Zhang Jianguo meets with Jorge A. Motta, National Secretary of Science, Technology and Innovation in Panama, on Mar 28 in Beijing. [photo/most.gov.cn]

Zhang Jianguo, vice-minister of science and technology and administrator of the State Administration of Foreign Experts Affairs (SAFEA), met with Jorge A. Motta, National Secretary of Science, Technology and Innovation in Panama, on Mar 28 in Beijing. The two sides conducted in-depth exchanges on China-Panama technology innovation cooperation.

Zhang introduced the development of China's scientific and technological innovation, pointing out that the Chinese government attaches great importance to technological innovation, and its technological innovation capability has improved significantly in recent years.

SAFEA administrator meets with National Secretary of Science, Technology and Innovation of Panama

Zhang Jianguo meets with Jorge A. Motta, National Secretary of Science, Technology and Innovation in Panama, on Mar 28 in Beijing. [photo/most.gov.cn]

Zhang said that since the establishment of diplomatic relations between China and Panama the two countries have maintained close high-level exchanges and pointed out the direction for cooperation in various fields.

Scientific and technological innovation cooperation is an important part of China-Panama bilateral relations. China is willing to conduct pragmatic cooperation with Panama through the establishment of inter-governmental cooperation mechanisms, joint funding of research projects, and scientific and cultural exchanges, for the economic and social progress of the two countries and the well-being of their peoples.

Motta appreciated China's achievements in the field of scientific and technological innovation and said that the Panamanian government will emphasize it more. Panama is willing to strengthen scientific and technological cooperation with China in the fields of natural resources, agriculture, oceans, health and logistics, and will actively promote joint project collection work and the establishment of cooperative relations between scientific and technical personnel on both sides.

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