As the administrative body of the program of promoting international tour of Chinese mobile science and technology museums, the China Science and Technology Museum (CSTM) presided over and witnessed the signing ceremony of the Tour of the Exhibition Featured with Experiencing Science • Enlightening Innovation between Guangxi Science and Technology Museum (GSTM) and the Department of Science, Technology and Innovation in Sabah of Malaysia (Kementerian Sains, Teknologi dan Inovasi Sabah, KSTI) on July 11, 2023.
Yin Hao, executive secretary of the Secretariat of the China Association for Science and Technology (CAST) and curator of the CSTM, Na Xiang, vice president of Guangxi Association for Science and Technology (GAST), and Dr. Datuk Arif, director of the KSTI, attended and delivered speeches respectively. Huang Shifang, consul general of the Chinese Consulate General in Kota Kinabalu, delivered a video speech.
Representatives from the CSTM, GAST, the GSTM, the KSTI, and the Malaysian Embassy in China attended the event.
2023 marks the 10th anniversary of the establishment of a comprehensive strategic partnership between China and Malaysia.
During the critical period, the international tour program is a vivid practice of implementing the important consensus of the leaders of the two countries, and also a typical case demonstrating the geographical advantages of Guangxi as a gateway to the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) countries, which is conducive to promoting the scientific and cultural exchanges and cooperation between the two countries.
The signing ceremony marked the official launch of the program in Malaysia.
The representatives of Malaysia highly recognized China's achievements in promoting the development of science and technology and communicating science, appreciated the program of Tour of Exhibition Featured with Experiencing Science and expressed gratitude to the CSTM, GAST, and the GSTM.
The tour will kickstart at the Sabah state library in Malaysia in early September 2023, and last for 3 years in 6 cities within the state.
Tag: China Science and Technology Museum, Science Communication