JPRS Report, Science & Technology, Japan, 1989 S&T Agency Annual 33
JOINT PUBLICATIONS RESEARCH SERVICE ARLINGTON VA
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In these times of trying domestic and international situations, the advancement of science and technology provides not only a basis for improving the peoples standard of living but also a means of contributing towards the support and growth of our countrys international relations. Indeed, it is the foundation on which our countrys development rests. ST promotion will play a significant role in the society of the 21st century it is essential to the emergence of a peaceful, prosperous society and to the stable growth of our society and the world as we approach the 21st century. In view of the increasing intensification of man and societys relationship with ST in recent years, what is sought after in the promotion of ST is that which is harmonious with mankind and society. With this kind of perspective, the government is establishing a basic doctrine for cultivating our countrys ST. In March 1986, the Cabinet established the Outline of the Scientific and Technology Policy, which clarified the importance of a national governmental policy for promoting ST.
- Government and Political Science