The Opening Ceremony of International Training Course on Agro-meteorology was Held at NUIST 
2014-11-21
In the morning of Sept. 19th, the Opening Ceremony of International Training Course on Agro-meteorology was held at  Nanjing University of Information Science & Technology. The course is organized by China Meteorological Administration, hosted by  WMO Nanjing RTC. Deputy Director professor Wang Suchun ,professor Lei Zhaochong and 18 participants who come from the united Arab emirates, Uzbekistan, Venezuela, Indonesia, Saudi Arabia, Korea, Laos, Malaysia, Kenya, Pakistan attended the ceremony. Professor Niu Shengjie, Vice President of Nanjing University of Information Science & Technology attended and delivered a speech on the opening ceremony. The Executive Deputy Director of  WMO RTC, professor Zheng Youfei presided over the opening ceremony.
 
Professor Niu Shengjie,  Vice President of Nanjing University of Information Science & Technology gave a warm welcome to the participants. He introduced the development history of NUIST and WMO RTC Nanjing and emphasized the importance of agricultural meteorology on agricultural production. He said, the agricultural science and technology developed very fast in the half past century, but because of frequent extreme weather events, agricultural production has largely deepened on the weather and climate. Therefore the agricultural meteorological service is more and more important today. This training course is mainly to teach agriculture meteorological theories and latest development of Chinese agricultural meteorological. It provides a professional learning and communication platform for everyone. He hopes participants can make full use of this opportunity, learn the professional knowledge of meteorological service of agriculture, and understand Chinese culture, economy and people's life at the same time.
 
On behalf of the participants, Mr. Didace Rwabitega who comes from Burundi gave a speech on the ceremony. He greatly thanked the Chinese government for supporting this course and hoped that the Chinese government could strengthen cooperation in all areas with other countries.
 
This training course is the 83rd international training course that held by the WMO  RTC Nanjing.
 
 

Conference Hall

Group Photo