Vice Minister Cao Jianlin met with Juan Andrés Fontaine, Chilean Minister of Economy and his delegation in Beijing on June 29th. Both sides exchanged opinions on enhancing S&T innovation cooperation.
VM Cao said that China-Chile cooperation has a bright future. S&T authorities of the two countries were striving to implement the outcomes of Chinese State Councilor Liu Yandong's visit to Chile at the end of 2010 so that to lift bilateral cooperation to a higher level. MOST was ready to enhance cooperation with Chilean colleagues, and encourage exchange between hi-tech enterprises, promote synergy of industry, university and research institute and boost the economic and social development through sci-tech collaboration.
Minister Fontaine thanked Ms. Liu Yandong's delegation for contributing research equipments to Chile, and expressed Chile's full attention for enhancing S&T cooperation with China and expected for new progresses of bilateral S&T relationship.