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Song Jun Meets President Elect of WFEO


On 28th June, Song Jun, member of the leading Party members' groupand director general of Department of Academic and Societies Affairs of the China Association for Science and Technology (CAST), met Dr. Marlene Kanga, President Elect of World Federation of Engineering Organizations (WFEO) and Ms. Li Ruomei, national member of WFEO Executive Council, at China Hall of Science and Technology.

Song Jun first welcomed Dr. Kanga’s visit and thanked her and WFEO for their long-term support for CAST. He said that CAST has been actively involved in WFEO-related events and has undertaken the related work from WFEO Committee on Information & Communication (CIC) and Committee on Engineering for Innovative Technologies (CEIT) one after another since 2008. CAST is willing to continue to work with WFEO to contribute to sustainable economic and social development and eradication of poverty.

Dr. Kanga expressed her gratitude to CAST for its long-term support for the work of WFEO. She pointed out that the two organisations have established a long-term friendly and cooperative relationship. She hoped that CAST will further its participation in the main work of WFEO and play a leading role. She appreciated the contribution CAST made to promoting the development of WFEO and the world engineering sector, looking forward to more exchanges and cooperation between the two sides.

Some of the staff of CAST Department of International Affairs attended the meeting.

As the largest non-governmental organisation representing the engineering profession worldwide, WFEO was founded in 1968 under the auspices of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). It is an A-level consultative body of the UNESCO and an advisory body of organisations such as the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC).

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