PSU Delegates Visit Aceh

A PSU delegation, led by Associate Professor Dr. Chatchai Ratanachai, Vice President for Outreach and International Affairs, and Associate Professor Dr. Chusak Limsakul, Vice President for Research and Graduate Studies, visited Aceh Province, Indonesia, from 21-25 September 2010. This visit responded to the invitation of a delegation from Aceh, which visited PSU on June 2010. PSU delegates met with representatives from Aceh government and Syiah Kuala University and followed up the discussions concerning strengthening the relationship between PSU and Aceh.


During the meeting, Aceh representatives expressed their wish that PSU provides them with assistance in fishery and aquaculture, training on health science, etc. Moreover, PSU and Aceh plan to develop more joint research and publish the results together, and share knowledge and technology to improve the capacity of both organizations. As a conclusion of the meeting, PSU and Aceh government plan to have not only expert exchanges, but also local wisdom knowledge exchanges.

PSU and Aceh are IMT-GT members and the good cooperation and relationship was especially strengthened after the 2004 Tsunami.