Centre for training of 1,500 technical staff from Portuguese-speaking countries inaugurated

14 November 2010

Macau, China, 14 Nov – the Training Centre of the Forum between China and the Portuguese-speaking Countries was inaugurated Sunday with the aim of training 1,500 technical staff from countries participating in the Forum.

The announcement of the creation of the centre was made Saturday by the Chinese Prime Minister, Wen Jiabao at the opening of the 3rd Ministerial Conference of the Forum for Economic and Trade Cooperation between China and the Portuguese-speaking Countries.

Macau’s secretary for the Economy and Finance, Francis Tam said during the opening of the centre that, “through this centre and making greatest use of the privileges that Macau has, it will be possible to promote an increase in training of human resources from countries participating in the Forum in order to create an increasing number of professionals.”

“The Centre was created in line with the terms set out in the ‘Plan of Action for Economic and Trade Cooperation,” approved at the 3rd Ministerial Conference of the Forum.

“Setting up this Centre is the materialisation of the importance and support attributed by the Central Government and by the participating Portuguese-speaking Countries, to the development of human resources of the all the sides involved,” Tam said. (macauhub)

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