Aug 10, 2018 03:29 AM

China Revamps Top National Technology Strategy Body

Li Keqiang. Photo: China News Service
Li Keqiang. Photo: China News Service

China’s State Council, the cabinet, established the National Science and Technology Leading Group, a cabinet-level entity responsible for planning and setting national technological development strategies.

The new panel reflects Chinese authorities’ determination to expand the country’s technology and innovation capacity and promote self-motivated innovation through top-level policy design, the official Xinhua News Agency said Thursday in an editorial. The sci-tech group replaces the former National Technology and Education Leadership Group under the State Council.

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