Minister WAN Gang met with visiting German Parliamentary State Secretary Marion Caspers-Merk of the Federal Ministry of Health on March 19, 2008. The Minister updated the German delegation on China¡¯s efforts to build up the international S&T cooperation in traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) and expressed willingness to consult with Germany on cooperation in specific TCM projects and the 7th Framework Program of the EU. Mme. Caspers-Merk echoed that Germany stood ready to further team up with China in the TCM field. WAN also asked the State Secretary to kindly convey his greeting to Mme. Annette Schavan, German Federal Minister of Education and Research and said he looked forward to the Minister¡¯s visit to China.