Vice Minister ZHANG Laiwu met with the delegation of Shenzhen-Hong Kong Innovation Circle on June 18th of 2009 in Beijing. The delegation was led by Mr. LIU Yingli, Science and Technology Adviser to the Mayor of Shenzhen, with representatives coming from S&T departments in Shenzhen and Hong Kong, including the Shenzhen Bureau of Science Technology & Information, Innovation and Technology Commission of Hong Kong, the Hong Kong Productivity Council, and some Hong Kong universities.
The delegation updated ZHANG on the progress of Shenzhen-Hong Kong Innovation Circle. ZHANG made it clear that MOST would, as always, closely follow and vigorously support the development of the Circle and the S&T cooperation between Shenzhen and Hong Kong, especially in the field of high technology. The aim is to gradually upgrade and expand S&T cooperation, and enable such cooperation to be more fruitful.