Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao met here Tuesday with Bruce Alberts, editor-in-chief of the Science Magazine of the United States.
Wen spoke highly of the important role of the Science Magazine in advancing global scientific and technological development. He expressed his wish to further strengthen cooperation with the magazine in order to make a greater contribution to the global development of science and technology and to human progress.
Wen said China has put the advance of science, technology and innovation at the core of its national development strategy. He said China focuses on developing an innovative nation so as to realize the goal of modernization.
Alberts highly values the importance that the Chinese leaders and government attached to science and technology. He said the Science Magazine will as always support development of science and technology in China.
The two sides exchanged views on a wide range of issues.