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Cablegate: Invitation to Apec Research and Innovation

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SUBJECT: INVITATION TO APEC RESEARCH AND INNOVATION
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1. (SBU) Embassy Econoff conveyed reftel talking points to
Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST) Director of the
Division of International Conference and Organization Cai
Jianing on August 11, 2008. Division Director Cai told
Econoff that China would send two representatives to the
September 10-11 APEC-funded symposium on innovation policy
and that MOST is in direct contact with symposium
organizers, including the Director of International
Cooperation, American Association for the Advancement of
Science. Division Director Cai said China nominated MOST's
Science and Technology Exchange Center Division Director
Sun Qi Jun, and Qinghua University School of Public Policy
and Management Assistant Director Liang Zhang to attend the
September APEC symposium.

Randt

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