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French Ambassador Maurice Gourdault-Montagne visited ICARE
Source: Release:2015-03-23 10:58:10 Writer: Hits:

  French Ambassador Mr.Maurice Gourdault-Montagne, French Consul General to Wuhan Mr. Philippe Martinet, Educational Cooperation Attache Mr. Eric Molay, Science and Technology Attache Mr. Marc Bondiou, Sustainable Development Attache Mr. Pierre Plichon and their delegation visited our institute and had meeting with President of HUST Prof. Ding Lieyun, Deputy Director of International Exchange Center Mr. He Gang, Chief of Division Mrs. Zheng Jing, ICARE team members and students in ICARE meeting room on the afternoon of March 17th, 2015.


  French Ambassador Mr.Maurice Gourdault-Montagne communicating with president of HUST Ding Lieyun


  French Ambassador Mr.Maurice Gourdault-Montagne talking with President of HUST Ding Lieyun and ICARE leaders


  French Ambassador Mr.Maurice Gourdault-Montagne with President of HUST Ding Lieyun and ICARE leaders

  President DING warmly welcomed delegation of Ambassador Maurice Gourdault-Montagne. He outlined education characteristics, major setting of Huazhong University of Science and Technology cooperation as well as exchanges with France in education and other areas. He also pointed out that ICARE is an important platform for cooperation and exchanges between China and EU. He hoped that ICARE could further promote Chinese and French universities, research institutions and enterprises to expand deeper exchanges and cooperation with the support of Embassy.

  Ambassador Mr. Maurice Gourdault-Montagne appreciated ICARE’s hospitality. He said France and China attach great importance to bilateral cooperation and exchanges. Huazhong University of Science and Technology is the first university he visited since he served as ambassador to China last August. Green economy is one of France's economic focus points, he hopes ICARE can promote advanced technology and experience to contribute to the dealing with the world's climate problems. He also hoped ICARE to participate in the preparation work of the 21st Climate Change Conference in Paris.


  Representative Students with Ambassador Mr. Maurice Gourdault-Montagne

  ICARE representative students raised questions of interest to Ambassador Mr. Maurice Gourdault-Montagne, such as could France provide more internship opportunities in France, what support French government is providing for the development of new energy sources, what is the good practice in France to control carbon emission. Ambassador Mr. Maurice Gourdault-Montagne enthusiastically answered students' questions, he said that France and China are actively promoting high-level cooperation and exchanges between the two countries and that we also need to solve global climate problem together. He pointed out that the new energy field is very promising in the world and encouraged the students to actively explore new energy knowledge.


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