Ministry of Science and Technology to add new functions

Updated 2018-03-13 11:46:09 Xinhua

The Ministry of Science and Technology will be restructured by taking over the State Administration of Foreign Experts Affairs, according to an institutional restructuring plan of the State Council Tuesday.[Special coverage]

The new ministry is tasked to plan and implement national strategies for innovation-driven development, basic researches, and policies, coordinate major research projects, promote reforms in scientific and technology sector, and recruit foreign experts, said the plan delivered by State Councilor Wang Yong at a plenary meeting of the ongoing session of the 13th National People's Congress.

The National Natural Science Foundation of China will be supervised by the ministry.

The move is aimed at enhancing a national innovation system, better allocating scientific and technological resources, and develop a high-level taskforce of scientists, the document said.

Also in the News

Nicole Kidman Recalls Oscar Glory: Loneliest Time
Showbiz2016/06/16 13:58May 25 2018 03:43:06

Nicole Kidman Recalls Oscar Glory: Loneliest Time

Attending Shanghai International Film Festival, Nicole Kidman talks about her role in "Grace of Monaco".

Labor Day Travel Peak Starts
Also in the News2014/05/01 12:16May 25 2018 03:43:06

Labor Day Travel Peak Starts

Johnny Depp Delivers a Speech 'Evolve the Future' in 'Transcendence'
Also in the News2014/04/18 13:18May 25 2018 03:43:06

Johnny Depp Delivers a Speech 'Evolve the Future' in 'Transcendence'

Hollywood star Johnny Depp's speech in the upcoming new film "Transcendence" has been disclosed on Friday, April 11th.

Most Watched

News:
China World Business Sports Showbiz Audio
Video:
C4 My Chinese Life The Sound Stage China Revealed Showbiz Video Travel Video
Photos:
China World Fun Travel Entertainment Sports
Travel:
Beijing Shanghai Guangzhou
Lifestyle:
Live Music Opera & Classical Movies Traditional Shows Exhibitions
Learn Chinese:
Chinese Studio Living Chinese Everyday Chinese Just For Fun Chinese Culture Buzzwords