China will provide 600 geoscience study and training places for ASEAN in the next five years
Xinhua News Agency, Nanning, 14 Nov (Reporter Huang Haoming and Zhao Manjun) on the 14th, the reporter learned from the 10th China-ASEAN Mining Cooperation Forum and presentation that in order to support the geoscience research capacity and mining construction of ASEAN countries, in the next five years, China will provide 600 academic and short-term training places in geosciences to ASEAN countries.
Ling Yueming, vice minister of natural resources of China, said: mining is an important field of China-ASEAN cooperation. In order to further expand exchanges and cooperation in the training of young geoscience talents, China will adopt the platform of the China-ASEAN Geoscience Cooperation Center in the next five years. Colleges and universities within the United Nations provide ASEAN countries with 100 master's and doctoral places in geosciences, mining, testing technology and other fields, as well as 500 short-term research and technical training places in China.
With the theme of "deepening mutually beneficial cooperation in mining and promoting win-win economic development", the forum attracted senior mining sector officials and enterprise representatives from China, ASEAN, Ethiopia, Morocco and other "Belt and Road Initiative" countries.
Monsatira, secretary of state of the Ministry of Mineral Resources and Energy of Cambodia, said that Cambodia and China have reached cooperation in marine geoscience, prevention and control of coastal geological disasters, hydrogeology and environmental geological survey, and the results of related projects have various application prospects. These include environmental management, agriculture, mining and sustainable development of the oil and gas industry. She said that she hopes that Cambodia and China will have more opportunities for exchanges and cooperation in the future.
During the three-day event, representatives from all sides conducted in-depth exchanges on issues such as the policy and practice of sustainable mining development, the development of green mining enterprises, mining projects and technical cooperation, and geoscience cooperation mechanisms and prospects. The participating enterprises will seek cooperation in the promotion, negotiation and signing of mining projects, new mining technology, mining machinery, jewelry and jade exhibitions.