Shu Wei, member of the Secretariat of the China Association for Science and Technology (CAST), met with a delegation of the Chinese Association for Science and Technology, USA (CAST-USA ) at the China Hall of Science and Technology in Beijing on April 11, 2018.
The delegation consisted of CAST-USA president-elect Jiao Dequan, past president Fang Tong, director of the CAST-USA Nanjing Liaison Office Zou Yunfeng and executive director of CAST-USA Beijing Office Feng Xingjian.
Founded in New York, U.S.A. in 1992, CAST-USA is a non-governmental and nonprofit professional organization.
It has more than 20 branches and tens of thousands of members in 30 state universities, enterprises, government departments and other industries in the United States.
Shu extended a warm welcome to the distinguished guests.
He briefly reviewed the two parties’ cooperation in the establishment of the innovative and entrepreneurial platform for overseas talents, and appreciated the role of a bridge that CAST-USA played in the bilateral exchange in science and technology.
“Xi Jinping, general secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee, pointed out in his report to the 19th CPC National Congress that we should widely unify overseas Chinese, returned overseas Chinese and their family members, to work together for the great rejuvenation of the Chinese nation,” said Shu.
As a part of communication and cooperation between the peoples of the two countries, Sino-US non-governmental exchange is also important for the development of bilateral relation.
“CAST is willing to further exchange and cooperate with CAST-USA, improving the communication and interaction between the scientific and technological circles in China and America,” he added.
Shu hoped that both sides would inject more positive energy for the development of Sino-U.S. relation.
Jiao Dequan thanked CAST for its support over the years.
“CAST-USA likes to cooperate with CAST in the construction of think tank, overseas talents’ innovation and entrepreneurship and science popularization, and join forces to create brand projects,” Jiao denoted.
“At the same time, we hope to make an attempt to promote the connection of education culture and the ideological exchange between teenagers in China and America,” he concluded.
Then, the two parties discussed the issues of organizing masters’ forum and youth science summer camp, developing science exhibits, carrying out the research on the innovation and entrepreneurship of overseas students and expanding the scope of the Help Our Motherland through Elite Intellectual Resources from Overseas (HOME Program).
At this meeting, attendees also included relevant officials from Department of International Affairs of CAST.
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