The French Delegation paid a visit to WIV
On January 29, 2018, M. Christophe- Andre FRASSA, the French Senator who is responsible for the overseas civic affairs visited Wuhan P4 Laboratory to discuss about the cooperation in prevention and control of emerging infectious diseases between China and France, accompanied by Mr. Olivier GUYONVARCH, the new Consul General of
France in Wuhan and Mr. Philippe MAURIN, the Science and Technology Attaché in Consulate General of France in Wuhan.
During the visit, Dr. Xiao Tong introduced the achievements and progress made by China and France in building Wuhan P4 laboratory in terms of laws, regulations and standards for biosafety, prevention and control of emerging infectious diseases, and personnel training. He hoped that in the future, with the support of the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Science and Technology and other departments, Wuhan P4 Laboratory can further strengthen the scientific cooperation with Lyon P4 Laboratory to establish a good partnership. Then they visited the interior laboratory.
The French Delegation spoke highly of the progress and the achievements made by two sides in the field of the prevention and control of emerging infectious diseases. French government attaches great attention to the cooperative agreement of the two sides. It is our common wish that the two countries can continue to work closely together to enhance the strategic cooperative partnership in all round, thus, making greater contributions to humankind in the field of the prevention and control of emerging infectious diseases.