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Minister WAN Meets Premier of New South Wales, Australia

On 22nd May, Minister WAN Gang met with Mr. Morris Iemma, the visiting Premier of New South Wales, Australia.

WAN briefed him on the earthquake in Sichuan Province and the rescue & relief carried out by the Chinese government. He also expressed gratitude for the international aid following the disaster, including Australia. 

The two sides reviewed the bilateral S&T cooperation after the signing of MOU between MOST and New South Wales in 2006, and discussed the ways for collaborating in priority areas in the future.

The Minister and Premier also exchanged experience on technologies for environment protection, energy conservation and emissions reduction as well as development of fuel cell vehicles for the Olympics.