|Central South University、Coordinating Ministry for Maritime Affairs of Indonesia and GEM Co., Ltd held Indonesian Engineering and technical personnel training and exchange meeting Beijing|
At noon on April 11, 2019, Central South University、Coordinating Ministry for Maritime Affairs of Indonesia and GEM held a seminar on mining and metallurgy, engineering and technical personnel training in Beijing. This is the first promotional meeting of the tripartite plan to jointly train metallurgical and mining engineering and technical personnel. It shows that Chinese universities and enterprises have responded positively to Chinese government's “the Belt and Road Initiative” and Indonesian government's “maritime power” strategy, and have grown together with Indonesia. Mr. Ridwan Djamaluddin, Deputy for Infrastructure of coordination ministry for Maritime Affairs, Professor Guo Xueyi, Vice President of Central South University, and Professor Xu Kaihua, Chairman of the GEM Group attended the seminar.
Indonesia has abundant non-ferrous metal resources, attracting enterprises to invest in nickel-held resources area actively and building nickel based new energy material industrial chain. However, the lack of talents in metallurgical and mining engineering in Indonesia has become an obstacle and bottleneck restricting the development of this field. On March 4th, Mr. Luhut, Minister of coordination ministry for Maritime Affairs met with Chairman Xu Kaihua to discuss the talents development in metallurgical and mining engineering in Indonesia relying on the industry and technological platform of Chinese universities and enterprises. The chairman Xu Kaihua conveyed the interest to jointly train technical talents with Indonesian government and Central South University
During the seminar, Vice President Guo introduced the basic situation of Central South University and international joint education programs. Central South University has a world-class non-ferrous metal subjects, especially the teaching and research level of the mining and metallurgical engineering ranks among the best in the world. Prof. Guo said that he will actively push on the “the Belt and Road Initiative” of the Chinese government, jointly cooperate with the Indonesian government and GEM to train professionals in the field of non-ferrous metals for Indonesia, conduct international project exchanges, and promote international economic and trade cooperation and economic development of countries along the “the Belt and Road Initiative”
Mr. Ridwan Djamaluddin, Deputy for Infrastructure of coordination ministry for Maritime Affairs once again expressed the desire of Minister Luhut for the improvement of Indonesian smelting technology and talent cultivation and expect to jointly train metallurgy, mining and metallurgical engineering talents with Chinese universities and enterprises. Minister Ridwan showed his intention and demand for joint education programs with Central South University, and hoped to promote the implementation of Indonesia's international talent training strategy through this tripartite seminar. Minister Ridwan was very grateful to Prof. Xu and Central South University for their support to Indonesia.
Prof. Xu said that GEM will work hard to accelerate the development of the Indonesian nickel resource project. While invest capital and technology in Indonesia, he will actively join hands with his alma mater, Central South University, to jointly cultivate advanced technologies in metallurgy and engineering for Indonesia. Gradually realize the localization of Indonesian metallurgical engineering and technical personnel, reflecting the concept of growing together with Indonesia. GEM will actively respond to “the Belt and Road Initiative” play the leading role, introduce the global advanced material technology and the green concept of recycling development into Indonesia, accelerate the international circular economy cooperation and humanities exchange, and be willing to set up scholarships to help the talent development plan.
Mr. Wismana, Deputy Minister of National Planning and Development of the Coordinating Ministry for Maritime Affairs; Prof. Satryo, Special Advisor to the Coordinating Minister; Ms. Jona, Special Advisor to the Coordinating Minister; Prof. Santoso from the Institute of Technology Bandung; Mr. Xiang Xueyong, Director of Central South University International Exchange and Cooperation Office; and Dr. Zhang Yuping, Deputy General Manager of GEM Co., Ltd attended the meeting.
Pic 1: Mr. Ridwan, Deputy Coordinating Minister (Second on the left); Prof. Guo Xueyi, Vice President (Third on the left); Prof. Xu kaihua, Board Chairman (First on the right); Prof. Satryo (Frist on the left) conduct talents cooperation and exchange seminar
Pic 2: Prof. Guo Xueyi, Vice President (First on the right) and Mr. Ridwan, Deputy Coordinating Minister (First on the left) exchange gifts