Training course on use of meteorological instruments started in NUIST 

On the morning of September 12th, the opening ceremony of training course on use of meteorological instruments which was sponsored by China Meteorology Bureau and undertook by WMO Nanjing Regional Training Center, was held in our university.

On behalf of professor Li Lianshui, the president of our university and Director of WMO RTC Nanjing, vice president Niu Shengjie extended warm welcome and sincere greetings to participants from 14 different countries. He said that accurately using and keeping the meteorological instruments had important effect on the global meteorological observation system and even on the meteorological and hydrological services of each country. He hoped that this training course could be the platform to study and communicate with each other and could enjoy the coming Mid-Autumn Festival in our university.
Mr. Goolam Mohamed from Mauritius, the representative of participants, delivered a speech. He briefly introduced the situation of Mauritius and pointed out the friendly relationship between China and Mauritius. Chinese government had made great constructions to the economical development of Mauritius. He was very impressed by the big campusand he was very glad and thankful to attend this training course.
This training course is the 72nd international training course held by WMO RTC Nanjing. It is reported that another four international courses, three bilateral training courses and one high-ranking conference will be held in the second-half year.