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The 3rd China-Arab Beidou Cooperation Forum was successfully held

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  • The 3rd China-Arab Beidou Cooperation Forum was successfully held in Beijing with an online + offline approach
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On December 8, 2021, the 3rd China-Arab Beidou Cooperation Forum was successfully held in Beijing by means of online + offline. With the theme of "Applying Beidou, Sharing and Win-win", the forum is guided by the China Satellite Navigation System Committee, the Secretariat of the League of Arab States, co-sponsored by the China Satellite Navigation System Management Office and the Arab Information and Communication Technology Organization, and is hosted by the China Satellite Navigation System Management Office International Cooperative center undertakes.

He Yubin, Chairman of the China Satellite Navigation System Committee, Khaled Wali, Director of the Communications Department of the Secretariat of the League of Arab States, Li Chengwen, Ambassador for China-Arab Cooperation Forum Affairs of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the People’s Republic of China, Head of Arab Missions to China, and Palestinian Ambassador to China Fariz Mahdavi, Mohamed Ahmed, Special Representative of the Minister of Digital Transformation, Innovation and Administrative Modernization of Mauritania, and Ismail Farrag, Dean of the Arab Academy of Science and Technology and Maritime Transport, delivered opening speeches respectively. The forum was hosted by Ran Chengqi, director of the China Satellite Navigation System Management Office.

In his speech, Chairman He Yubin stated that standing at a new historical starting point, it is necessary to take a broader vision, more open concepts, and more pragmatic measures to promote China-Arab Beidou cooperation to a higher and deeper level. We must adhere to open innovation, make full use of Beidou's service advantages, strengthen in-depth communication and precise docking with the construction of navigation and positioning in the Arab region, jointly draw cooperation roadmaps, innovate and design application scenarios, research and propose unique solutions, and empower the future in open integration. Set an innovative model for China-Arab cooperation. It is necessary to deepen pragmatic cooperation, further in-depth exchanges, sum up experience, consolidate existing foundations and achievements, focus on the major needs of economic and social transformation and development and industrial upgrading, work together and work practically, continuously optimize and improve mechanisms, build new platforms for cooperation, and promote China The Beidou cooperation between Afghanistan has entered a new stage, deepening the construction of China-Arab strategic partnership and injecting new impetus into it. To achieve mutual benefit and win-win results, jointly form a Beidou application R&D and design team, jointly build the Beidou global industrial chain, and jointly cultivate the Beidou industrial ecology, so that the Chinese and Arab people can experience gains, gain happiness, and enhance their sense of security in Beidou cooperation.

Ambassador Li Chengwen said in his speech that China and Arab countries have made solid progress in satellite navigation cooperation over the past few years with fruitful results. The third China-Arab Beidou Cooperation Forum was held in this new historical period after the Beidou-3 global satellite navigation system was officially opened. It will draw a new blueprint and inject new impetus into China-Arab Beidou cooperation. Under the new situation, China and Arab countries should further deepen the alignment of development strategies, jointly build the “Belt and Road” with high quality, expand cooperation in aerospace, 5G, artificial intelligence and other high-tech cooperation, and create new growth poles such as digital, health, and green cooperation. In this context, China-Arab Beidou cooperation has huge potential, broad prospects, and promising prospects, and it can be built into a new highlight and new engine for pragmatic cooperation in high-tech fields between the two sides. The China-Arab Beidou cooperation will definitely make positive contributions to the deepening of the China-Arab strategic partnership and the creation of a community of shared destiny, peace and harmony, and prosperity between the two sides.

Director Khalid Wali said in his speech that China-Arab States cooperation in Beidou and other fields is full of vitality and uninterrupted. Under the effective dialogue and cooperation mechanism of the China-Arab Beidou Cooperation Forum, China-Arab Beidou cooperation has sustained The good momentum of deepening development will promote China-Arab cooperation and friendship to a higher level. Ambassador Fariz Mahdavi stated in his speech that as the China-Arab Beidou cooperation continues to deepen, Arab countries have more choices and can better promote the continuous social and economic development. At present, more and more Arab countries and China has carried out cooperation in the Beidou application field and is looking forward to the prospects of China-Arab Beidou cooperation. In his speech, Mr. Mohamed Ahmed stated that under the global digital transformation environment, the China-Arab Beidou cooperation provides broad prospects for the innovation and development of Mauritania. The in-depth application of the Beidou system in Afghanistan also contributes to the economic and social development of Mauritania and the people. Improved living standards provide important opportunities. Dean Ismail Farrag said in his speech that China-Arab Beidou cooperation is not only very important for Arab countries, but also one of the important factors for human well-being. The in-depth cooperation between China and Arab countries in the field of satellite navigation can effectively promote Arab countries. The country and nation continue to move forward.

The Director of the China Satellite Navigation System Management Office Ran Chengqi and the Secretary-General of the Arab Information and Communication Technology Organization Mr. Mohamed Bin Amo signed the "China-Arab States Cooperation Action Plan in the Field of Satellite Navigation (2022-2023)." The Test and Evaluation Research Center of the China Satellite Navigation System Management Office and the Arab Information and Communication Technology Organization jointly released the "China-Arab Joint Beidou Test and Evaluation Results." The China Transportation and Communication Information Center and the Arab Information and Communication Technology Organization signed the "Letter of Intent for Cooperation in the Joint Test of Beidou Mid-Rail Search and Rescue Service and Return Link Service."

In the forum’s thematic exchange session, 7 experts from China and 9 experts from the Arab side demonstrated the fruitful application results of Beidou in the fields of UAE railway construction, Saudi precision agriculture, land surveying and mapping, and shared the development experience of Beidou construction and application; also Discussed the application prospects and solutions of Beidou in Arab civil aviation, petrochemical energy, power management and other industries, and discussed more cooperation modes, which provided important support for promoting Beidou's pragmatic landing in Arab countries.

Representatives from the League of Arab States, the Arab Civil Aviation Organization, the Arab Agricultural Development Organization, the Arab Academy of Science and Technology and Maritime Transport, government departments, enterprises, universities and other units in 17 Arab countries, as well as the State Cyberspace Administration of China, the Ministry of Education, and the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology , Ministry of Finance, Ministry of Transport, Ministry of Natural Resources, Ministry of Finance, Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, National Space Administration, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Aerospace Science and Technology, Aerospace Science and Industry, North Industries, Electronic Technology and other departments, scientific research institutes, and association representatives, A total of more than 300 people attended the meeting.Editor/XuNing

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