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KUST support RIEM on personnel training

Kunming University of Science and Technology (KUST) of Yunnan province in China has inked a cooperation deal with Lao Research Institute for Energy and Mines (RIEM) under the Ministry of Energy and Mines for capacity building on personnel training.
KUST yesterday signed Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with RIEM in a cooperation framework agreement on training and cooperation of relevant specialists and engineers in the field of energy and mining in Laos.
The MOU was signed between Dean of KUST, Mr Wang Xueqin, and Director of RIEM, Mr Simone Phichit and witnessed by Deputy Minister of Energy and Mines, Mr Thongphat Inthavong.
Under the agreement, the two sides have agreed on cooperation in developing a degree education and professional training to on-the-job talent personnel major in mining, metallurgy, energy, and mining.
The MOU is intended to continue education in management, maintenance, analysis, and testing skills and technologies for relevant personnel of Lao energy and mining industries to improve quality sector wide.
Speaking at the MOU ceremony, Mr Wang said KUST had been established in 1954.
Its engineering programme features a combination of science and engineering education with a leading role in metallurgy and mining engineering.
University plays a vital role in China’s nonferrous metals industry and regional economic and social development.
Presently, KUST has received 522 Lao students in both of short-term and extended period.
Mr Wang said the cooperation would push forward the building of the Laos-China Research Centre related to energy, mining and metallurgy.
The agreement also was actively integrating and serving the Belt and Road initiative which can help support Laos make the transition from a landlocked country to a land-linked nation. 

By Times Reporters
(Latest Update
July 12,

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