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Chinese delegation to debut at the Word Skills Competition

(People's Daily)

15:41, September 29, 2011

Edited and Translated by Ma Xi, People's Daily Online

A mobilization meeting was held in Beijing on Sept. 28 for the Chinese delegation to the 41st Word Skill Competition in London.

Wang Xiaochu, the vice-minister of the Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security, said it will be the "first show" of the technical ability and profession image of China's talented individuals on the international stage. Part of the Chinese delegation headed for London on Sept. 28. Six competitors, who went through a long selection process, will take part in this match from Oct. 4 to Oct. 8.

The Word Skills Competition, held once every two years, is the only worldwide vocational skills competition. It was started by WordSkills International, an Amsterdam-based organization founded in 1950.


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