Views: 47 Author: Site Editor Publish Time: 2019-11-08 Origin: Site
The donation ceremony for the Science and Technology Museum to Lashio Kokang School was held in Lashio, the capital of Shan State in northern Myanmar on November 7. The project was jointly donated by Hefei Panshi Automation Technology Co., Ltd. and the Foundation for the Development of Science and Technology Museums in China (FDSTMC). It was also the first time that the rural middle school Science and Technology Museum project has gone abroad to provide science popularization service for countries along the “Belt and Road Initiative”(BRI).
Attendees to the donation ceremony included Wei Jinghua, deputy curator of the China Science and Technology Museum and deputy director of the expert committee of the FDSTMC; Rao Rongliang, deputy director of the FDSTMC; Jia Tongyu, senior engineer of the Resource Management Department of the China Science and Technology Museum; Wu Wen, director of the Education Department of Kokang District, Myanmar; Liu Runcang, President of the North Myanmar Guowen church; Li Weiming, chairman of Lashio Kokang school; Shu Yuheng, General Director of Hefei Panshi Automation Technology Co., Ltd., as well as more than 500 media reporters at home and abroad, and teachers and students representatives.
First of all, Liu Runcang expressed sincere thanks to the FDSTMC for its strong support for science and technology education and science popularization for Chinese youth in northern Myanmar. He believed that the donation of popular science resources would not only enable students in Kokang Middle School to enjoy the same high-quality resources as all the children in China who have access to the Science and Technology Museum of middle school, but also would further stimulate the interest of Chinese youth in northern Myanmar in science and technology, which is of great significance to the overall Chinese in northern Myanmar. He emphasized that we should take full advantage of the platform of the Science and Technology Museum, benefiting the students of the school as well as the surrounding schools and more residents.
Wei Jinghua pointed out in her speech that, in response to the “Belt and Road” Initiative, the foundation actively donated popular science resources to the neighbor, north of Myanmar, to further fill in the blank of popular science resources there. She stressed that teenagers are the hope of the Country, shouldering the important responsibility for a Country's future. This donation,which following the spirit of BRI, according with the vision of the world people to share the fruits of China's development. She hoped that teachers and students of the Kokang School could make full use of the popular science resources of the Science and Technology Museum to carry out more science popularization activities and promote the scientific quality of local teenagers. It was hoped that local governments and Chinese organizations, such as the Kowen Culture and Education Association, would further enhance the exchange, understanding and mutual trust with the Burmese public through activities such as the sharing of popular science resources, scientific and cultural exchanges, and promote the heart communications of the people of China and Myanmar.
Li Weiming expressed his gratitude to the FDSTMC and Hefei Panshi Automation Technology Co., Ltd. for donating the Science and Technology Museum to Kokang School in his speech. The school would make good use of the platform of the Science and Technology Museum to guide the students to develop scientific ideas, master scientific methods, and enhance innovation spirit and practical ability.
After finishing the donation ceremony, the attendees visited the Science and Technology Museum of Kokang School.