HONG KONG, Sept. 12(Xinhuanet)-- Chinese Vice President Zeng Qinghong said here on Monday that he wishes Hong Kong to be crowned with more world No.1 titles.
The vice president made the remarks while talking to some of the teaching staff and students of the Hong Kong Polytechnic University on Monday morning.
Accompanied by Donald Tsang Yam-kuen, chief executive of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR), Zeng inspected the Nano Center for Functional and Intelligent Textile and Apparel at the university.
Zeng was briefed at the center on the development of researchin the field of Nano clothing technology and the invention of the "Walter," a mannequin capable of "sweating."
He had cordial talks with the teaching staff and students atthe research center, where he also attended the signing ceremony of a cooperation pact between the Hong Kong Polytechnic University and the Beijing Institute of Technology.
The vice president affirmed the achievement scored by the Hong Kong Polytechnic University in the development of applied technology.
Science and technology must serve economic development, said Zeng, adding that Hong Kong has to increase its input in research and education to cultivate more research talents and sharpen its competitive edge.
Zeng encouraged the Hong Kong compatriots to be confident to top the world, saying "Hong Kong has its advantages to don more world No. 1 titles."
The vice president presented a model of "Shenzhou" spaceship to the university at the conclusion of his inspection tour there. Enditem