Unit 731 was a top-secret biological and chemical warfare research base established in Harbin in 1935 as the nerve center of Japanese biological warfare in China and Southeast Asia during World War II.
The growing appeal of the CODE Pod Hostel formula comes as the number of trips to Edinburgh by Chinese nationals has consistently grown, increasing by 45 percent yearly since 2014, according to figures from the Edinburgh Tourism Action Group, an umbrella organisation for the tourism sector in Edinburgh.
Diplomacy by heads of state is the highest form of international exchange, and it comes with strategic value that exchanges in other forms cannot replace, Wang said.
Central Edinburgh-based CODE Pod Hostel has become the affordable accommodation of choice for design-conscious travelers from the Chinese mainland, Hong Kong and South Korea, who are drawn to Scotland's capital city in increasing numbers.
Domestic workers should have more professional training so that they can acquire the skill set needed, said Ma.
Friday's meeting was the third gathering of the Central Commission for Integrated Military and Civilian Development, which was founded in January last year by the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee. It was the first time the top leadership had established a body dedicated to civil-military integration.