Sci-tech gets unprecedented attention in CPC's plan for China's future

The Communist Party of China (CPC) is paying close attention to the country's innovations in the fields of science and technology, according to Wang Zhigang, minister of science and technology. "It's the first time for the Party to write a standalone chapter for sci-tech development in its Five-Year Plan proposal," Wang told reporters on Friday during a press conference on the fifth plenary session of the 19th CPC Central Committee.