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CZEC Successfully Held the First China-ASEAN Nuclear Applications and Nuclear Energy Cooperation and Development Forum

Date:2021-09-11 Source: Author:中原对外管理员

  

  The first China-ASEAN Nuclear Applications and Nuclear Energy Cooperation and Development Forum was successfully held on September 11th, 2021 on the sidelines of the 18th China-ASEAN Expo. Jointly initiated by China Isotope and Radiation Association (CIRA) and China National Nuclear Corporation (CNNC), and hosted by China Zhongyuan Engineering Corporation (CZEC), the forum welcomed online and offline attendees, and utilized booths and forums for a comprehensive showcase. The innovative display provided a fresh platform for member institutions/enterprises of CNNC and CIRA, and ASEAN and Pakistan partners to exchange ideas of nuclear energy and nuclear applications, adding a magnificent stroke to the canvas of China-ASEAN Expo.

  

  Senior officials regarding nuclear energy in countries such as Laos, Malaysia, Vietnam, Indonesia and the Philippines, including Mr. Li An, Minister Counsellor of the Mission of the People's Republic of China to ASEAN; Dr. Nuki Agya Utama, Executive Director of ASEAN Centre for Energy; Mr. Muhammad Naeem, Chairman of Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission; Major General Dr. Chainarong Cherdchu, President of Nuclear Society of Thailand, delivered their speeches through virtual links, and participated in the in-depth communication on nuclear energy cooperation between China and ASEAN countries.

  Centering on nuclear energy cooperation and nuclear applications, the live streamed forum attracted a total of 60,000 audience attending in person and through virtual links. Experts shared their insights into HPR1000, ACP100, HTGR, and China’s nuclear energy cooperation with Pakistan and Southeast Asia, and introduced applications such as nuclear medicine, irradiation application, container sterilization, etc.

  Mr. Shen Yanfeng, President of CIRA and Vice President of CNNC, expressed the importance attached by CNNC to the cooperative and friendly relations with ASEAN countries. With extensive cooperation carried out with ASEAN countries in resource exploration, human resource development for nuclear power, renewable project construction and nuclear applications, CNNC will further enhance the cooperation in nuclear power, nuclear applications, renewable energy, etc. to contribute wisdom and strength to the sustainable development of global energy and wellbeing of mankind.

  Mr. Wang Yongfu, Chairman of CZEC, delivered a keynote speech on nuclear energy cooperation between China and Southeast Asia during the Expo. He introduced CZEC’s nuclear energy cooperation with Southeast Asian countries, and expressed its willingness to continue the experience and achievement sharing of nuclear power development with them. He also believed that the continued support for the safe, innovative, coordinated and open development of nuclear energy, will enable nuclear energy to benefit Southeast Asian people more greatly, and China-ASEAN cooperation to act as a beacon of shared future and win-win progress for mankind.