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Chairman of NRC Korea visits Peking University

DEC . 24 2018
Peking University, December 15, 2018: On December 14, Seong Kyoung-ryung, chairman of the National Research Council for Economics, Humanities and Social Sciences of Korea (NRC KOREA), visited Peking University. Hao Ping, president of Peking University, accompanied with Wang Bo, vice president of Peking University, met with Seong Kyoung-ryung and his party. Kim Jae-il, former vice president of Korea SK Group and other officials accompanied the delegation. Tang Shiqi, dean of Peking University School of International Relations, Qu Jingdong, executive vice president of the Institute of Humanities and Social Sciences and the heads of relevant departments participated in the meeting.

Hao Ping welcomed the arrival of Seong Kyoung-ryung and his party. Hao Ping said that China and South Korea had always had good interaction and communication in education. The cooperation in education between Peking University and South Korea, which was deepened by South Korean former President Moon Jae-in’s visit to Peking University in 2017, has brought a lot of fruitful achievements. Hao Ping expressed his expectations that Peking University would have the chance to carry all-round and substantial cooperation with NRC KOREA.

Seong Kyoung-ryung thanked Peking University for the warm reception. He said that as a world-class university, Peking University, with a wide range of disciplines and strong academic strength, had great potentials for cooperation with NRC. The aim of his visit this time was to establish a partnership in relevant fields with institutions of Peking University so that the two sides would have the opportunity to continuously deepen cooperation and communication.

A group photo

The National Research Council for Economics, Humanities and Social Sciences of Korea was established in 2005 and is headed by the Prime Minister of Korea. The association is responsible for managing economic and humanities research institutions in Korea and providing professional advice to policy implementers. There are 26 subsidiary research institutes under the association, including Korea Science and Technology Policy Institute, Korea Institute for Industrial Economics & Trade, Korea Energy Economics Institute, etc.

Written by: Dong Fuyao
Edited by: Fu Wenyun
Source: PKU News (Chinese)