ECOSF and BTBU held an annual review meeting of the Joint Training Center on Scientific, Technological and Economic Cooperation under the BRI

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A review meeting was held virtually to oversee and supervise the progress and the future plans for 2022 of the BTBU-ECOSF Joint Training Center on January 6, 2022.

President ECOSF Prof. Dr. Manzoor Hussain Soomro co-chaired the meeting and in his welcome address, he appreciated the leadership of Beijing Technology and Business University (BTBU) for their continued support towards the Joint Training Center. President Soomro emphasized over the need for developing the human resource capacity of the participating Belt and Road Countries to effectively realize the intended goals of socio-economic development in the region.

Dr. Di Yuna, Director BTBU-ECOSF Joint Training Center presented the progress report of 2021 and the work-plan for the year 2022, and suggested strategies towards further strengthening the role and effective delivery of training programs by the Joint Training Center. Engr. Khalil Raza also participated and contributed towards the discussion and suggested interventions to conduct training programs in more meaningful ways.  During the meeting, both sides agreed on the work-plan of the Joint Training Center which will host three training events in 2022 with a key focus on thematic areas of; climate, sustainable energy and economic development.

In the end, Prof. Xu Dandan, Vice President, BTBU endorsed the work plan and appreciated the role of ECOSF carrying forward the training agenda on critical topics for infrastructure development and socio-economic growth for B&R countries, including the ECO Member Countries.

It is important to mention that BTBU-ECOSF Joint Training Center was launched in 2020, which aims to promote the sustainable economic and social development of BRI countries through training in the fields of technology application, industrial economics, S&T standards and science communication. The Center would serve as a strategic training platform, which is deemed to be critical for infrastructure development and socio-economic growth for B&R countries, including the 10 ECOSF member countries.

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