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Chinese civil servants visit ITER worksite

-Véronique Marfaing, Joint Visit Team

The group of civil servants from various Chinese provinces on the ITER worksite last week. (Click to view larger version...)
The group of civil servants from various Chinese provinces on the ITER worksite last week.
On 27 May, a group of Chinese civil servants from Wenzhou, Yiwu, Haining and Zhejiang, who are studying public management at the University Paul Cezanne in Aix-en-Provence, visited the ITER worksite. After a presentation of the project's stakes and challenges, the acting Head of Directorate for General Administration, Shaoqi Wang, was happy to answer their questions, which dealt to a large extent with the international nature of the ITER collaboration.



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