Administrator met with Directors of HKO and SMG deepening meteorological cooperation

26-06-2017Source:China Meteorological News Press

Ms Liu met with Mr Shun Chi Ming and Mr Fong Soi Kun.

On 22 June, Ms Liu Yaming, Administrator of China Meteorological Administration (CMA) met with Mr Shun Chi Ming, Director of Hong Kong Observatory (HKO) and Mr Fong Soi Kun, Director of Macao Meteorological and Geophysical Bureau(SMG) in Beijing. They jointly discussed how to further deepen the cooperation among all sides, promoting “One Belt and One Road” construction and improving capabilities of regional meteorological disasters preparedness and reduction. Mr Jiao Meiyan, Deputy Administrator of CMA attended the meeting.

Ms Liu stressed this year marks the 20th anniversary of Hong Kong's return. During the past 20 years, the meteorological departments between Mainland and Hong Kong have continued to improve the cooperative mechanism, and acquired rich achievements in fields of forecast, service, typhoon prevention and others. In future, CMA will continue to deepen the cooperation in field of information sharing, science and technology, aviation meteorology, and regional meteorological disasters preparedness and reduction with HKO and SMG. She hopes that all sides could play their respective advantages and learn from each other to promote China's meteorology to play a greater role in the international community.

Mr Shun Chi Ming and Mr Fong Soi Kun all expressed their gratitude to the long-term support from CMA. Mr Shun Chi Ming said HKO was willing to actively cooperate with the needs of national development strategies, continue to promote the “One Belt and One Road” construction, enhance meteorological cooperation with ASEAN countries and improve capabilities of regional typhoon monitoring, warning and services. Mr Fong Soi Kun hopes to further enhance operational cooperation with CMA, increase capabilities of meteorological monitoring, warning and services, strengthen meteorological cooperation with Portuguese-speaking countries (regions), and so on.

They also discussed construction of global meteorological warning system, pilot project of Enhance the Capability of Meteorological Disaster Risk Reduction in RA II, meteorological services for construction of the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge and other affairs. (June 23)

Reporter Liu Shuqiao

Editor Hao Jing