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Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Thailand Visits RADI
 Date: 2014-12-05  Page Views:

On the afternoon of November 29, 2014, a delegation with a dozen persons led by Mr. Don Pramudwinai, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Thailand, visited RADI.

RADI Deputy Director Prof. LIU Jianbo firstly welcomed the delegation. Afterwards, he briefly introduced the cooperation between RADI and Thailand and especially stressed the two side’s collaboration in satellites and the virtual ground station system developed by RADI. After the introduction, he also voiced his hope that the two sides could enhance their scientific and technological cooperation in the remote sensing field. Besides, LIU Jie, Director of the International Cooperation Office, gave the delegation an overview of RADI’s development strategies, scientific research, international cooperation and other basic information.

In the meeting, experts reported the achievements RADI had made in such aspects as monitoring of environmental and atmospheric quality by remote sensing, agricultural monitoring, and disaster mitigation and natural & cultural heritage study by space technology. In their reports, they also discussed about how RADI was working together with Thailand in the abovementioned fields. Then, the two sides held a series of discussions and communications on some topics of mutual interest including satellite cooperation, application of remote sensing technology, air pollution prevention and control, and talent cultivation with joint efforts. They agreed that China and Thailand, two neighbouring countries with a well-grounded partnership, would further enhance their communication and cooperation in the field of remote sensing research and application.

During their stay at RADI, the delegation also visited the Scientific Research Achievements Exhibition Hall in the RADI’s New Technology Campus where they watched the Digital Earth platform demonstration system and the remote sensing satellite operation management system.

The Thai delegation mainly consisted of the personnel from the country’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Science and Technology, Ministry of Education and Ministry of Public Health. Also present in the meeting were the relevant personnel from the Department of International Cooperation, Ministry of Science and Technology of PRC and the Thai embassy in China.

Group photo.


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