SUAI welcomed Chinese officials and high-tech from the city of Wuhan, PRC. The weighty delegation were Sun Zhijun, Deputy Head of the Organizational Department of the Wuhan Municipal Committee, Song Zhiping, Deputy Director of the Administrative Committee of the Wuhan East Lake High-Tech Development Zone, Lei Lijun, Director of the Organizational Department of Quinqshan District Committee, Li Weifan, Director of Organizational Department of Dongxihu District Committee, Sun Fan, Deputy Head of Wuhan Municipal Administration for International Activities, Wang Feng, Deputy Director of Wuhan Aiport Construction, Yan Changkun, Vice-CEO of Yangtze Optical Fiber and Cable Joint Stock Ltd. Co., Pan Xincheng, Chairman of BOAD GROUP Inc., Zhu Yun of Jiyuan Technical Service Ltd. Co.
The delegation was greeted by the SUAI Vice-Rector for International Affairs Konstantin V. Losev, the Head of Scientific Research Coordination Centre A. Rabin, the Head of Institute 2 A. Bestugin, the Deputy Head of Institute 2 I. Kirshina, Senior Research Associate of Department 23 O. Shakin, with E. Belich and E. Chinarova of the DIA.
A. Bestugin and O. Shakin spoke on Institute 2 educational and research activities and prospective projects provoking lively interest of the Chinese delegation.
The Chinese manufacturers paid particular attention to report on optical technologies ready to provide both facilities and funding for a mutually beneficial project –the major outcome of the meeting.