Minister Wan Gang attended the Breakfast Meeting on China-Belgium Innovation Cooperation in Beijing on October 24th.
On the 40th anniversary of the diplomatic relationship between China and Belgium, Belgium's Crown Prince Philippe visited China. During his visit, MOST, Belgian Embassy to China and Belgian Federation for Technology Industry co-hosted a breakfast meeting with the theme of "Innovation Cooperation and Mutual Benefit".
Minister Wan briefed the participants on China's 12th Five-year Plan on S&T Development. He made three proposals on promoting future S&T innovation cooperation and encouraged universities, research institutes and enterprises of the two countries to cooperate in agriculture.
Belgian Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs Steven Vanackere spoke highly of Wan's proposals, and said that Belgian Federal Government and three Regions are ready to cooperate with China on S&T innovation.
Minister Wan and Minister Vanackere signed The MOU on Promoting the Establishment of China-Belgium Agricultural S&T Innovation Park after the meeting.