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Delegation of China–CEEC Education Capacity Building Project visits PKU

OCT . 29 2019
Peking University, Oct. 29, 2019: On the afternoon of October 18, a delegation of China-CEEC (Central and Eastern European Countries) Education Capacity Building Project, composed of senior officials from central or local education administrative departments, heads of research institutions and university presidents in CEEC, visited Peking University (PKU).

Qiu Shuiping, chairman of PKU Council, Wang Bo, vice president of PKU, and other university officials met with the guests in the Starlight Hall of Yingjie Overseas Exchange Center.

Group photo of all participants

Qiu Shuiping extended a warm welcome to the delegation and introduced the profound historical and cultural heritage of PKU and its rapid development in recent decades. He said that PKU attached great importance to the study of CEEC and actively promoted exchanges and cooperation with CEEC universities. He hoped that in the future, PKU could work together with the educational circles of CCEC to carry out more cooperation in the fields of scientific research and culture.

Grażyna Żebrowska, director of the Department of International Cooperation at the Ministry of Science and Higher Education of the Republic of Poland, made a statement on behalf of the delegation. She thanked PKU for its warm reception and highly appreciated the rapid development of China. She said that CCEC and China always maintained friendly intercourse, and she hoped to promote in-depth exchanges and cooperation between universities of both sides in the future through this visit.

At the end of the meeting, Professor Kong Fanjun from School of International Studies made a report titled “Strengthen the bridge of friendship—teaching and research of CEEC at Peking University”, and Professor Shen Wenqin from the Graduate School of Education made a report titled “The rising of Chinese higher education in the last 40 years: lessons learned”. After these reports, the delegation and the two professors had an in-depth discussion.

Written by: Wu Fei
Edited by: Ma Yaoli
Source: PKU News (Chinese)