Thailand Association for Cultural and Ecnomic Exchange Visits UJN

Sep,23 2015  from:News Center

    University of Jinan(UJN), August.30,2015: On the afternoon of August 10, the delegation led by Zhang Yang, Chairman of Thailand Association for Cultural and Economic Exchange visited University of Jinan and had talks on the exchange and cooperation in culture and education. Wang Yuliang, Director of Overseas Chinese Affairs Office of Shandong Province, UJN Vice President Wang Baoxian, and relevant leaders of Division of the Party Committee United Front Work, International Office and School of International Education and Exchange attended the meeting.

    At the talk, Vice President Wang Baoxian briefed to the guests about the general situation of history, economy, culture, and education of Shandong Province. Then he said that University of Jinan, as a comprehensive university jointly built by Shandong Province and the Ministry of Education, has attached great importance to international exchanges and cooperation in recent years. He hoped that UJN will take the opportunity of the visit by Thailand Association for Cultural and Economic Exchange to strengthen exchanges and cooperation with Thailand and the neighboring countries.

    Chairman Zhang Yang thought highly of the humanistic spirit and the education administration of University of Jinan in the talks. Jinan, as a famous historical and cultural city, is a place where the young people of Thailand can not only learn Chinese, but learn more knowledge as well. Thai Chinese Anna, adviser of Thailand Association for Cultural and Economic Exchange, said that Shandong is the hometown of Confucius and Thailand has established Confucius Institute in many places. This time she brought a number of young people of Thailand to visit Jinan, hoping to carry out cultural and educational cooperation with University of Jinan, promote the Chinese learning enthusiasm in young people, and deepen the cultural exchanges between the two countries.

    At the talk, both sides had specific discussion on the international exchange programs, held the Thai-style apprentice ceremony on the scene, and also reached an agreement with the School of International Education and Exchange on programs of young people of Thailand studying and exchange in China. The visiting delegation visited the School of International Education and Exchange as well as the classrooms and dormitories for international students. The Thai students with the delegation expressed their expectations of study and life in University of Jinan, saying that they will work hard to learn the Chinese language and professional knowledge and become messengers of Sino-Thailand exchanges.