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Governor H. E. RUAN Chengfa Visited Confucius Institute at Souphanouvong University

On May 28th, 2019, H. E. RUAN Chengfa, the Governor of Yunnan Province, accompanied by LI Zhigong, Consul General of China in Luang Prabang, Laos and Bounpan Kongnhinsayaseng, Deputy Director General of the Asia, Pacific and Africa Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Lao PDR, led a delegation to visit the Confucius Institute that was jointly built by KUST and Souphanouvong University.


President  WANG Xueqin gave a detailed report on the history of building Confucius Institute along with Souphanouvong University, the achievements that have been made and futher cooperations in the future. He stressed that KUST will deepen the cooperation with Souphanouvong University with the aim to make the Confucius Institute stand out with its own characteristics.


Witnessed by Governor H. E. RUAN Chengfa, KUST signed the Memorandum of Cooperation with Souphanouvong University.



After that, the delegation of People’s Government of Yunnan Province visited the Confucius Institute, observed the Chinese language class and interacted with Lao students in class. During their visit, Governor H. E. RUAN Chengfa and the delegation also watched performances by teachers and students from the Confucius Institute.



Those who participated in the visit include YANG Jie, Secretary General of People’s Government of Yunnan Province, YANG Hongbo, Deputy Secretary General and Director of Development and Reform Commission of Yunnan Province, LI Jiming, Director of Foreign Affairs Office of Yunnan Province and ZHAO Ruijun, Director General of Department of Commerce of Yunnan Province.



Translated by:DU Rui, Faculty of Foreign Languages and Cultures

Edited by: LI Junrong, Faculty of Foreign Languages and Cultures

Source: School of International Education

Issued by: Division of Overseas Cooperation (English)

Edited by: KUST News Center