Tue, 24 Nov 2020

People visit the Huawei 5G Experience Booth during the preview of the 2019 World Artificial Intelligence Conference in east China's Shanghai, Aug. 26, 2019. (Xinhua/Fang Zhe)

BEIJING, Oct. 30 (Xinhua) -- China will continue to keep its door open in pursuing innovation, minister of science and technology Wang Zhigang said Friday.

Self-reliance is consistent with openness and cooperation in pursuing sci-tech innovation, Wang told a press conference held by the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee.

China will be self-reliant in science and technology as a strategic underpinning for national development, according to the communique of the fifth plenary session of the 19th CPC Central Committee released on Thursday. ■

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