This year, International Training Course of BeiDou Technology and Application enrolls Arabian students for the first time

In mid-July, International Training Course of BeiDou Technology and Application in 2016 was launched successfully. This session of training course is hosted by Department of International Cooperation, Ministry of Science and Technology of the People’s Republic of China (MOST), organized and implemented by China Science and Technology Exchange Center (CSTEC). In order to speed up the implementation of General Secretary XI’s initiative for China and Arab countries to jointly build the “the Belt and Road” (“the Silk Road Economic Belt and the 21st-Century Maritime Silk Road”), promote the execution of BeiDou in Arab, this session of Training Course enrolls students of Arab region for the first time under the assistance of China-Arab States Technology Transfer Center. Totally 30 students from 14 countries participate in this session of Training Course.

Mr. LE Jia, Deputy Director of Department of International Cooperation of MOST, relevant leaderships of National Remote Sensing Center of China (NRSCC) and Beihang University attended and addressed the opening. Subsequently the students’ representative spoke and expressed thanks to the Training Course organizers for providing the opportunity of studying high and new technology in China and setting up a communication bridge for more extensive cooperation among developing countries and China.

This session of Course invites experts and scholars from domestic preponderant units in application fields of BeiDou, who will make detailed explanations on hot and mature applications of BeiDou during training, particularly the national scientific and technological achievement “Xihe System”. Creative course design will facilitate the students to further study and master BeiDou application technology and accelerate the application of BeiDou in their countries as well as bilateral exchanges and cooperation.