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RADI Delegation Visits Kyrgyzstan National Academy of Sciences
 Date: 2013-07-10  Page Views:

From June 30 to July 7, a delegation from RADI Kashi Research Center, led by Prof. Fu Bihong, visited Kyrgyzstan National Academy of Sciences and relevant research institutes for academic exchanges.

K. M. Zhumaliev, academician of the National Academy of Sciences of the Kyrgyz Republic and head of the Institute of Physical & Technical Problems and Materials Science (IPTPMS), extended warm welcome to the delegation. The two sides exchanged ideas on the preparation for the 2nd International Symposium on Earth Observation for Arid and Semi-Arid Environments (ISEO2014) to be held in Issyk-Kul, Kyrgyzstan in September 2014, and agreed that efforts should be made to further strengthen the cooperation between both sides in such fields as Earth observation and Digital Earth research and application. The two sides signed an agreement on scientific cooperation, with an aim to advance the construction of China–Kyrgyzstan Joint Research Center for Earth Observation and Digital Earth, launch substantive collaborative research projects, jointly organize international meetings, and promote the training and joint cultivation of young talents, etc.

During the visit, the delegation met with Prof. Abdygany Erkebaev, and Prof. Altai Borhbaev, President and Vice President of the National Academy of Sciences of the Kyrgyz Republic. The professors exchanged ideas with members of the visiting delegation on such issues as how to make good use of the geographic and technological advantages of both countries, deepen bilateral scientific and technological cooperation, and hold ISEO2014 successfully. The Kirghizstan side said that they will make efforts to secure more support from the government so as to create favorable conditions for the two sides to launch effective international cooperation.

The delegation also visited the Division of Geology and the Division of Earthquake of Kyrgyzstan National Academy of Sciences, as well as other relevant scientific institutes and universities, exchanged ideas extensively and discussed with Kyrgyzstan research fellows on fields of common concern, and had a short field investigation for the validation of some issues of the Mid-Asia Science and Technology Support Program.

Mr. K. M. Zhumaliev and Mr. Fu Bihong signing the cooperation agreement.

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