18 January 2018
A Chinese Research Vessel Xiang Yang Hong 03 docked at Yangon’s Thilawa Jetty on Wednesday to conduct the joint oceanographic research with the Myanmar experts.
The research work will be conducted with 5 Representatives from the Ministries of Defence, Agriculture, Livestock Breeding and Irrigation, Transport and Communication and Education. Officials said it will support for prevention and reduction of the natural disaster that happens in the Myanmar Sea and protection the marine eco-system.
This is the very beginning step of cooperation in science and technology sector and will bring good opportunity for the future cooperation. Chinese Scientist from National Marine Research Centre (3) Professor Qiu Yun led the joint research, and will collect the sea and weather conditions in the Indian Ocean which will be conducted from January 17th to 21st.