On December 5th, MOST and Gansu Province signed the Protocol on Meeting Mechanism, and clarified five topics for S&T cooperation.
Minister Wan Gang and Vice Minister Li Xueyong, Vice Minister Liu Yanhua, Vice Minister Shang Yong, Gansu Provincial Party Committee Secretary Lu Hao, Governor Xu Shousheng, Vice Governor Feng Jianshen, etc. attended the conference.
They had a thorough discussion on how to improve Gansu’s indigenous innovation capability, promote an innovative Gansu, realize a sound and fast socioeconomic development in Guansu. The ministry-province meeting mechanism will help both sides jointly explore the effective ways of improving innovation capability, accelerate industrialization of S&T research results, and promote the harmonious development in the Western region of China.
According to the protocol, they will establish a “Ministry-Province Cooperation Committee”, which will meet once every year in order to coordinate major issues and plan the relevant work.