An online signing ceremony of agricultural machinery training program was held simultaneously at Tianjin Modern Vocational Technology College and MNS University of Agriculture Multan through Internet cloud technology. Initiated by the Pakistani Luban Workshop, the program aims to promote China-Pakistan vocational education cooperation and serve international agricultural capacity cooperation under China-Pakistan Economic Corridor.
The training course pinpoints the huge demand for corn cultivation and harvesting in Punjab province. With the theme of "Application and Maintenance Technology of Self-propelled Corn Harvester", eight lectures and two seminars will be held within around one month.
Those online courses focus on topics such as Tianjin's advantageous agriculture going global, development trend of agricultural machinery, and application of UAV technology in agriculture and introduction of Luban Workshop project.
The organizers invited experts and senior engineers from several teaching and research institutes and enterprises in Tianjin to give lectures.
Through the "cloud classroom", Chinese personnel provided targeted training to teachers and students of MNS University of Agriculture Multan, senior engineers of the Punjab Agricultural Mechanization Institute and advanced agricultural machinery users in Pakistan. Professor Sun Deling, former Vice President of Tianjin Academy of Agricultural Sciences, and Professor Zhang Baoqian, agricultural machinery expert at Tianjin Agricultural Development Service Center, delivered keynote speeches on "Tianjin's Agricultural Advantages and Scientific Research Achievements" and "Technology and Equipment for Full-scale Mechanization of Maize Production" respectively.
The organizers also invited staff from Tianjin Tailai Import and Export Co. Ltd. to share their experience of agricultural machinery going abroad, and give a keynote speech on "Serving CPEC, Cultivating Agricultural Skills Talents", introducing the practical experience of school-enterprise cooperation in improving agricultural capacity.