Dr. Basanta SHRESTHA, Head of Strategic Planning visited IMHE on September 18, 2015. He discussed with CNICIMOD member about future cooperation and important events in this year.
Prof. Wu Ning, Theme leader of Ecosystem Services of ICIMOD, Dr. Naina SHAKYA, experts from Partnership department, and CNICIMOD member attended the meeting.
Prof. Wu Yanhong, Head of CNICIMOD secretariat office briefed introduced the changes of organization structure and personnel, and expressed his will to strengthen cooperation with ICIMOD in the future. Prof.Wu Ning introduced ICIMOD partnership in China and the current ongoing work. Both sides exchange in-depth views on the cooperative target, forms and responsibility, and the preparation work of 46th ICIMOD Boarding meeting. And the two sides have reached the consensus that they will establish partnership between ICIMOD and CNICIMOD, enhance exchanges of personnel and information, and promote international influence.
After the meeting, Prof. Deng Wei, director of IMHE met with ICIMOD delegation. Prof. Deng welcomed ICIMOD guests, and hopes both sides will strengthen ties and continue playing ICIMOD’s role as a bridge to contribute to bilateral exchanges and cooperation in the future. Focus on how to implement the bilateral cooperation, Prof. Deng put forward some suggestions, which has been fully appreciated by ICIMOD guests.
The secretariat office of CNICIMOD located in IMHE. In addition, there are two branch offices of CNICIMOD located in the Kunming Institute of Botany, CAS, Kunming, and the Tibet Academy of Agriculture and Animal Husbandry Sciences, Lhasa. With the implementation of China’s policy “One Belt And One Road”, China will strengthen exchanges and cooperation with South Asia nations. IMHE and CNICIMOD will deepen ties and boost multilevel and diversified cooperation with ICIMOD in the future.