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Vice-premier meets Chinese delegation from 43rd WorldSkills

Updated: Aug 20,2015 9:33 PM     english.gov.cn

Vice-Premier Ma Kai (2nd R) attends a symposium with members of Chinese delegation to the 43rd WorldSkills Competition, in Beijing, capital of China, Aug 20, 2015.[Photo/Xinhua]

Vice-Premier Ma Kai met the award-winning members of the Chinese delegation who took part in the WorldSkills Competition.

On behalf of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China (CPC) and the State Council, Ma warmly congratulated the excellent performance of the Chinese delegation during the 43rd WorldSkills Competition. He said that members won great honor for the country and its people, and showed good spirit, strong will and professionalism as contemporary youth.

Vice-Premier Ma Kai attends a symposium with members of Chinese delegation to the 43rd WorldSkills Competition, in Beijing, capital of China, Aug 20, 2015.[Photo/Xinhua]

Skilled talents are an important part of the country, and play a big role in economic development and social progress. A prosperous society allows skilled talents to reach their greatest potential. Therefore, the quality of skilled talents should be enhanced by strengthening vocational education and skills training, and increasing international exchanges. Besides, income distribution and incentive policies should be improved to create a better environment for talents, the vice-premier added.

The 43rd WorldSkills Competition was held in Sao Paolo, Brazil from Aug 11 to 16, during which athletes from China won four gold medals, six silver medals and three bronze medals. This is the first time the Chinese delegation won a gold medal and the best results ever achieved since they first took part in the games.

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