Deputy Director of China Administration of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Li Daning Meets Delegation of ECF(Europe China Foundation)
12th june, 2008, Deputy Director of China Administration of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Li Daning met delegation of ECF (Europe China Foundation. The head of the delegation and vice president of ECF, Visscher, introduced the basic condition of the foundation and the development of acupuncture and Chinese medicine in Netherlands and other European countries. Meanwhile, he told the goal of this visit in China. The concrete content is as follows:
Firstly, he expressed his deep sympathy to victims in earthquake in 12th, May. Leen Visscher, on his own behalf, donated a 1000 square meters hospital with all kinds of medical equipments to help the victims in quake zone.
Secondly, ECF would lead to organize international benefit performance to raise money for quake victims. They would invite art groups chiefly led by Britain Escarra to perform in China and Europe, and the money they gained will donate another TCM hospital in Shaanxi Province.
Third，WFAS and ECF would discuss to establish Europe Chinese Medicine cooperation centre in Netherlands, develop acupuncture and TCM training, examination, and widely cooperate with European university to develop acupuncture education and spread the advanced technique and methods, etc.
Li Daning expressed his warm welcome to the visit of ECF and the cultural secretary of Netherlands Embassy, and his grate to ECF donation to quake zone. He also showed great concern and interest to the cooperation disposition mentioned by delegate of ECF. Meanwhile, he expressed that China Administration of TCM support the cooperation between WFAS and ECF, and proposed concrete discuss about bilateral cooperation, sign cooperative agreement to promote the unfolding cooperative project.
Wang Chenyang, director of External Relations and Liaison Branch office of Ministry of Culture, and Zhai Guimei, director of Art Office of Ministry of Culture, attended the meeting and exchange the proposals with delegates of China Administration of TCM and ECF about Benefit performance, and express that China Foreign Exchange Society undertaken the activity will discuss and sign agreement on preparation with WFAS and ECF.