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Further attention has been paid to Farmers Education and Training

On December 26, 2006, a meeting of the honorary vice president of the Central Agricultural Broadcasting and Television School (CABTS) was held in Beijing. The honorary vice presidents from 21 sponsors attended the meeting including Ministry of Education, Ministry of Finance, Ministry of Organization, Ministry of Personnel, State Development and Reform Commission, Ministry of Labour and Social Security, State Administration of Radio, Film and Television, State Family Planning Commission, State Forestry Bureau and etc, as well as related Departments of Ministry of Agriculture.

The meeting was hosted by Mr. Zhang Fengtong, the Director of Science, Technology and Education Department, Ministry of Agriculture. Mr. Zhang Baowen, Vice Minister of Agriculture attended the meeting and made an important speech. Mr. Zeng Yichun, the Executive Vice president of CABTS reported the main work and achievement achieved in farmers’ education and training in recent years and introduced the 11th Five-Year Plan of the CABTS briefly. The honorary vice presidents presented a speech and pose good suggestion for further strengthening the CABTS’ work in rural distance education who were from Ministry of Education, Ministry of Personnel, Ministry of Finance, State Administration of Radio, Film and Television, State Forestry Bureau, General Logistics Department of People's Liberation Army, and China Youth League

The meeting was live broadcasted through Satellite Network. The people from the local government who were in charge of farmer's education and training, and the staff of local branch schools attended the meeting at 200 remote receiving stations.