Beijing will collect and display a series of latest scientific
innovation results to prove that science and technology are a
powerful force to drive the preparatory work to the success of the
forthcoming Olympic Games.
Secretary of the Municipal Committee of the Communist Party of
China (CPC) Liu Qi stressed this in his meeting with Minster of
Science and Technology Wan Gang on Tuesday.
According to Wan, Beijing, the host city of the 2008 Olympics,
has raised the level of science and technology applications in
urban construction, energy-saving, environmental protection and
information services, with a considerable number of new research
results applied in the process of Olympic preparations.
Echoing Wan, Liu said that taking the advantage of the Olympics,
Beijing has been making efforts to develop productive tertiary
industries involving construction, material and auto sectors as
well as information technology, making Beijing a innovative
Liu hoped that the Ministry of Science and Technology will
continue to support Zhongguancun Science and Technology Park, by
cultivating more high-end and environment-friendly enterprises,
promoting their independent research and development, and speeding
up the transformation of intellectual property rights into
(BOCOG July 25, 2007)