Huai Jinpeng, executive vice president of the China Association for Science and Technology (CAST), met with David Gross, president of the American Physical Society (APS), on August 21, 2019.
The two sides exchanged views on how to advance China-U.S. science exchanges and cooperation.
Huai Jinpeng (R), executive vice president of CAST, meets with David Gross (L), president of APS on August 21, 2019.
Huai extended warm welcome to David Gross.
He said that China and the U.S. should always uphold the principle that science has no borders and allows for no discrimination while conducting science exchanges and cooperation.
He hoped that CAST and APS, as two important non-governmental science organizations of China and the United States, should keep the channels for science exchanges free-flowing and jointly promote normal, positive and effective exchanges and cooperation between the science communities of the two countries.
High-ranking officials of CAST pose for a group photo with David Gross in Beijing on August 21, 2019.
Gross thanked CAST for its reception.
He looked back at the achievements the two countries' science communities have made over the years and said that the U.S. physical community and the broader U.S. science community desire to strengthen cooperation and exchanges with Chinese physicists and scientists.
He called for more discussions on opening channels of communication and cooperation, the scientific cooperation in the future, and free exchanges among Chinese and U.S. scientists.
Also joining the meeting were Xue Qikun, member of the executive council of the Chinese Physical Society and vice president of Tsinghua University; Guo Zhe, director general of the CAST Department of Research and Publicity, Liu Yang, director general of the CAST Department of International Affairs; and Liu Xingping, vice director general of the CAST Department of Academic and Societies Affairs.
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