The 14th Chinese Overseas Students Entrepreneurship Week opened at Dalian World Expo Square in the city of Dalian, Liaoning province, on June 30. Tang Jun, Dalian Party secretary, Li Wancai, mayor of Dalian, 2,000 other government officials, 1,000 overseas students, 30 specialists, and representatives from enterprises and associations attended the opening, the China Dalian foreign trade & economic cooperation bureau reported.
The 2013 Chinese Overseas Students Entrepreneurship Week is a two-day activity hosted by the Ministry of Science and Technology, the Ministry of Education, the Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security, the Overseas Chinese Affairs Office of the State Council, the Chinese Academy of Sciences, the Western Returned Scholars Association, the Chinese Overseas-Educated Scholars Association, and the city government. It will feature seven activities this year, including an opening ceremony, summits, forums and contests between talents.
At the opening ceremony, officials spoke of the achievements of the former Entrepreneurship Week and stressed the importance of attracting talents and expertise, saying that Dalian will keep on creating a policy environment and providing a better service environment for overseas students.
Edited by Michael Thai