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China offers customised weather satellite services to BRI countries

20 June 2019

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China will offer customised data services for disaster prevention through its Fengyun meteorological satellites for more countries along the Belt and Road, said a senior official of the China Meteorological Administration's National Satellite Meteorological Centre.

The services will be provided based on the results of a survey of 81 countries. By the end of April, 22 countries, including Afghanistan, Pakistan, Iran, Russia, Libya and Sudan, had responded to the survey.

Source: Telegraph

Image credit: GETTY - Eye in the sky: China has launched 17 Fengyun series meteorological satellites, of which seven are now operational.