Daily Archives: May 11, 2019

Heads of China’s Science and Technology Community Expect to Deepen International Cooperation and Make More Friends

BEIJING, May 11, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — By 2018, China’s Beidou navigation satellite system had been widely used in transportation, land planning, precision agriculture, and other civil areas in over 30 countries and regions along the “Belt and Road” route, and it is the information and communication technology that supports the construction of land and sea cables and backbone networks in 12 countries.

During the Innovation Road, a sub-forum of the Second Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation, which was held in Beijing on April 25, Science and Technology Daily reporter noticed that the subject was how best to cooperate with international partners and create the future together with innovation.

After China announced the Belt and Road Science, Technology and Innovation Cooperation Action Plan, the Ministry of Science and Technology of the People’s Republic of China (MOST) immediately put it into practice. Wang Zhigang, the Minister of Science and Technology, pointed out that the MOST has organized the implementation by conducting science and technology people-to-people exchange, building joint laboratories, cooperating in science parks and promoting technology transfer. The four actions have already made fruitful results.

China is the participant and the beneficiary of the science and technology globalization, and also the contributor and initiator of promoting broader innovation and cooperation. To build the “Belt and Road” into a road of innovation is the concrete action of how China extends science and technology opening up and shares innovative achievements with other countries. The MOST jointly launching the Innovation Road Cooperate Initiative with related parties is an important measure to promote the “Belt and Road” scientific and technological innovation cooperation genuinely.

Huai Jinpeng, executive vice chairman of the China Association for Science and Technology(CAST), said the scientific and cultural exchanges are the basis for the people-to-people ties. Since 2016, through the implementation of the “Belt and Road International Science and Technology Organization Cooperation Platform Construction Project” and the “Belt and Road Folk Science and Technology Humanities Exchange Joint Plan”, the CAST has promoted pragmatic cooperation with national science and technology organizations along the “Belt and Road” and the UNESCO. Specifically, China and other countries will cooperate in the field of academic exchanges, talents training, mutual certification of engineering capabilities, jointly building international organizations and other aspects.

Heads of China’s Science and Technology Community Expect to Deepen International Cooperation and Make More Friends

BEIJING, May 11, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — By 2018, China’s Beidou navigation satellite system had been widely used in transportation, land planning, precision agriculture, and other civil areas in over 30 countries and regions along the “Belt and Road” route, and it is the information and communication technology that supports the construction of land and sea cables and backbone networks in 12 countries.

During the Innovation Road, a sub-forum of the Second Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation, which was held in Beijing on April 25, Science and Technology Daily reporter noticed that the subject was how best to cooperate with international partners and create the future together with innovation.

After China announced the Belt and Road Science, Technology and Innovation Cooperation Action Plan, the Ministry of Science and Technology of the People’s Republic of China (MOST) immediately put it into practice. Wang Zhigang, the Minister of Science and Technology, pointed out that the MOST has organized the implementation by conducting science and technology people-to-people exchange, building joint laboratories, cooperating in science parks and promoting technology transfer. The four actions have already made fruitful results.

China is the participant and the beneficiary of the science and technology globalization, and also the contributor and initiator of promoting broader innovation and cooperation. To build the “Belt and Road” into a road of innovation is the concrete action of how China extends science and technology opening up and shares innovative achievements with other countries. The MOST jointly launching the Innovation Road Cooperate Initiative with related parties is an important measure to promote the “Belt and Road” scientific and technological innovation cooperation genuinely.

Huai Jinpeng, executive vice chairman of the China Association for Science and Technology(CAST), said the scientific and cultural exchanges are the basis for the people-to-people ties. Since 2016, through the implementation of the “Belt and Road International Science and Technology Organization Cooperation Platform Construction Project” and the “Belt and Road Folk Science and Technology Humanities Exchange Joint Plan”, the CAST has promoted pragmatic cooperation with national science and technology organizations along the “Belt and Road” and the UNESCO. Specifically, China and other countries will cooperate in the field of academic exchanges, talents training, mutual certification of engineering capabilities, jointly building international organizations and other aspects.

SAIF Zone showcases services, incentives before business councils

SHARJAH, More than 100 chairpersons and members of business councils as well as foreign investors interested in setting up businesses at the Sharjah International Airport Free Zone, SAIF Zone, recently met to discuss the zone’s high-end services and incentives.

The meeting was organised by SAIF Zone and attended by representatives of multinational companies including Marian Carella, Chairman of Philippine Business Council, and Iqbal Dawood, President of Pakistan Business Council.

“The free zone is always investing in developing its infrastructure and introducing innovative services that meet the growing and ever-changing needs of investors,” said Saud Salim Al Mazrouei, Director of Hamriyah Free Zone Authority and Sharjah Airport International Free Zone Authority.

The free zone offers 100 percent foreign ownership of businesses, 100 percent repatriation of capital and profits, 100 percent corporate or personal income tax exemptions, and 100 percent import and export tax exemptions. This is in addition to 24-hour services, issuing of licences within a day, a hotline that guarantees the availability of immediate manpower, equipment, shipment and customs clearance, security and emergency services and accommodation for labour within the zone.

Apart from a container storage area and warehouses, which make it a conducive environment for manufacturing, assembly, packaging, import and re-export services, the zone also offers legal and courier services, customs clearance, banking and medical services as well as transportation to the city.

Source: Emirates News Agency

20,000 Yemenis benefit from ERC Iftar campaign

HADRAMAUT, Some 20,000 individuals will receive food aid distributions in Yemen’s Hadramaut Governorate, an Emirates Red Crescent representative has revealed.

As part of its Iftar campaign, the ERC will distribute food aid to indigent families across remote villages in Hadramaut throughout the Holy Month of Ramadan.

Hamid Rashid Al Shamsi, ERC representative in Hadramaut, said that the campaign will benefit over 20,000 people within the governorate.

Source: Emirates News Agency