|China-Korea Polar Cooperation|
WAN Gang, Chinese Minister of Science and Technology, and Kim Doh-Yeon, Korean
Minister of Education, Science and Technology jointly inked on May 27, 2008 an MOU on
polar S&T cooperation at the Great Hall of the People. Chinese President HU Jintao and the
visiting Korean President Lee Myung-bak were present at the signing ceremony. Both
parities agreed to strengthen collaborations in the area of polar science and technology
through joint studies, information sharing, and personnel exchange, in an attempt to
protect earth ecology and respond to climate change.