Seminar on Management for Meteorological Officials from Developing Countries Successfully Completed 
2014-12-08

On the afternoon of July 1st, the closing ceremony of “Seminar on  Management for Meteorological Officials from Developing Countries ”, which was sponsored by Ministry of Commerce and undertook by WMO Nanjing Regional Training Center, was held in our university. Ms. Zhao Yuhong from Department of Commerce of Jiangsu Province, Deputy Director of WMO RTC Nanjing, Professor Wang Suchun and Professor Lei Zhaochong, as well as 18 participants attended the ceremony. The ceremony was presided over by  Professor Zheng Youfei, the Executive Deputy Director of WMO Regional Training Center.

On behalf of Professor  Li Lianshui, Party Secretary and President of NUIST, Professor Lei Zhaochong extended great congratulations to the close of this training course successfully, and appreciated Ministry of Commerce for their supports and all the participants for the cooperation. Representing the Department of Commerce of Jiangsu Province, Ms Zhao Yuhong said she hoped our training course could promote the trade and investment between China and other countries through the expanding impacts of foreign aid training programs. Besides, she also welcomed all participants to Jiangsu and NUIST for learning and exchanging.
 
Mr. Bouwer from South Africa, the representative of the participants, extended his great thanks to the arrangement of this training course and the hospitality of all stuff. He said it was well-organized for the arrangement of lectures and internship. Each participant learned a lot thanks to high qualities of teachers. He said what they had learned would improve their efficiency of their work and be helpful to broaden the horizons of meteorological management department.
 
Besides of the famous professors in our university, many meteorological experts were invited to give lectures from Nanjing University, Anhui Meteorological Burea, Shenzhen Meteorology Burea. It is said that every participants believed that by the learning of this training course, it was helpful for their countries to improve the service level of meteorology, and save much more lives and property.
 
Finally, Deputy Director Wang Suchun and Ms Zhao Yuhong awarded all participants the course completion certificates, gave them training CDs and presents and took photos with them.
 
It is reported that this is one of  six training courses undertook by WMO RTC Nanjing in the first half year, whose sponsors include WMO, Ministry of Commerce, and CMA. The Centre also undertook a bilateral training course. So far, the Centre has accomplished the training assignment, and there will have seven training courses in the second half year.