International Training Course on Use of Meteorological Instruments was Held by WMO Regional Training Centre Nanjing 


On the morning of June 30, Opening Ceremony of International Training Course on Use of Meteorological Instruments was held in our University. Executive Deputy Director of WMO Regional Training Centre Nanjing Wang Suchun presided over the opening ceremony. The course is sponsored by the China Meteorological Administration, undertook by WMO Regional Training Centre Nanjing.
NUIST Chancellor Li Gang welcomed the arrival of the participants. He stressed that the meteorological instruments are widely used in weather research and plays a very important role. The training program focuses on the application of professional knowledge of meteorological instruments, which enable participants to better understand and monitor the evolution of the weather. He hopes the training program to be able to become a platform for learning experience sharing and information exchange, and hopes that the participants have a good time in Nanjing.
Mr. CLAUDE JEAN from Mauritius, speaks as participants representative. He briefly introduced the situation of Mauritius, pointed out that China and Mauritius have a long history of friendship, culture and economic ties. Three percent of Mauritius people came from China. They has made an important contribution with their wisdom and hard work for the economic development of Mauritius. He has repeatedly expressed his joyfulness. On behalf of all the participants, He expressed his sincere gratitude to Chinese government, China Meteorological Administration and the Nanjing Regional Training Centre.
The training course is the eighty-ninth international training course held by Regional Training Centre. Five international training courses sponsored by the Ministry of Commerce of the People's Republic of China and China Meteorological Administration of. In addition, the Centre trained participants from Macao Meteorological and Geophysical Bureau. 113 participants from 39 countries and regions were trained  from March to July, 2015.