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Ambassador Gui Congyou Meets with Swedish Minister for Higher Education and Research

On 12 December, Ambassador Gui Congyou met with the Swedish Minister for Higher Education and Research Helene Hellmark Knutsson at the Ministry of Education and Research.

Ambassador Gui spoke positively of the outcomes of positive cooperation the Chinese Ministry of Education and Ministry of Science and Technology have carried out with the Swedish Ministry of Education and Research in recent years. He said that at the 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China, which was convened successfully not long ago, General Secretary Xi Jinping outlined the strategic goal of building China's strength in education, science and technology. Education and scientific research are a highlight of China-Sweden practical cooperation, and China stands ready to further enhance mutually beneficial cooperation with Sweden in higher education and scientific research and explore new ideas and modes of cooperation, to further promote common development of the two countries for the benefit of the two peoples.

Minister Knutsson said the Swedish side was keen to expand China-Sweden cooperation in education and scientific research, strengthen cooperation mechanisms, and apply high-quality education and scientific results in addressing challenges such as climate change and environmental protection, to promote better social and economic development of the two countries.

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