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Zheng Guoguang held talks with meteorological officials from countries during World Meteorological Congress

Source:China Meteorological News Press

 


During the 16th World Meteorological Congress, Zheng Guoguang, Administrator of China Meteorological Administration (CMA) communicated with meteorological department officials from the United States, Canada, Finland, Brazil, Egypt, Guinea, Bahrain, Turkey, Iran, New Zealand, Italy, South Korea, DPRK, Vietnam, South Africa, Norway, Russia, Saudi Arabia, European Organization for the Exploitation of Meteorological Satellites (EUMETSAT) and other countries and organizations.


When talked with Mamadou L. BAH (Guinea), the chairman of Regional Association (RA) for Africa, Zheng Guoguang stresses that China and Africa meteorological departments have traditional cooperative relationship. Chinese government attaches great importance to providing meteorological development assistance to Africa. Every year, China offers 10 long-term meteorological scholarships for Africa, invites people from African meteorological departments to attend trainings provided by the Regional Training Centre (RTC) in China, invites high-level African meteorological department officials to visit China, and carries out cooperations on climate forecast with Africa. These measures have improved the human resources management and technical capability of Africa meteorological departments. He also hopes Africa could make development strategy with the help of the World Meteorological Organization (WMO), so that China and other countries which subscribe to donation can provide more suitable aid for Africa.


When talked with Majeed Isa, the chairman of Regional Association (RA) for Asia, Zheng Guoguang says, CMA takes the cooperation with Arab States meteorological departments seriously, and would like to communicate with these departments on weather forecast, regional climate prediction, weather modification, information system and other aspects.


It is reported that, in the future week, Zheng Guoguang will communicate and hold bilateral talks with some other delegations.
Reporter: Xu Xianghua
Editor: Yao Yuan

 





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