At the invitation of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation, Vice Minister Cao Jianlin led a delegation to Russia from August 19th to 23th. Cao and the State Secretary and Deputy Minister for Education and Science of Russia, co-chaired the 15th regular meeting of China-Russia S&T Cooperation Subcommittee under Prime Ministers' Regular Meeting Committee.
At the meeting, the two sides briefed each other on respective sci-tech development and plans, reviewed the progress in hi-tech and innovation, and exchanged opinions on expanding bilateral innovation cooperation and regional collaboration. Besides, the two also identified the projects of intergovernmental cooperation between two countries during 2011 to 2013.
A protocol was signed after the meeting.