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VM Wang Zhixue Meets with Burundi Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research

On 13 June 2011, Mr. Wang Zhixue, Vice-Minister of MOSTand Chief of Science and Technology Daily, met with a Burundi delegation headed by Mr. Julian Nimubona, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research.

Wang expressed warm welcome to the Burundi delegation, and said that China is ready to enhance cooperation with Burundi within the framework of China-Africa Science and Technology Partnership, promote exchanges between science and technology authorities and professionals of the two countries, and share China’s experience and achievements in science and technology development with Burundi.

Minister Nimubona applauded the remarkable contribution made by the Chinese government to the development of Burundi and other developing countries, and thanked the Chinese government for providing Burundi with long-term support in education and scientific research. He hoped that his visit will further enhance cooperation and exchanges between the two countries in higher education and science and technology, and contribute to the well-being and common development of the two peoples.