Delegation of HohaiUniversity, led by Prof. Zhutuo, Party Secretary of Hohai ,joined China-Egypt University Presidents Forum and Chinese Higher Education Exhibition, both held on March 26 in Cairo, the capital of Egypt.Chinese Vice Premier Liu Yandong attended and addressed the closing ceremony of the forum.
This year marks the 60th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between China and Egypt.
Themed by the "One belt, one road" and China-Egypt People-to-People and Cultural Exchanges, the forum aims to build a new platform to promote bilateral cooperation in education and China-Egypt friendship.
Participating in the forum were 19 Chinese universities including Tsinghua University and Peking University,and 21 Egyptian universities. Cooperation between Egyptian and Chinese Universities in various educational and research fields was discussed.
The event strengthened the ties between Egypt and China in terms of youth exchange, research cooperation and technological innovation.
Chinese Vice Premier Liu Yandong and Egyptian Higher Education Minister Ashraf al-Shehi cut the ribbon for the Chinese higher education exhibition.
During the exhibition, Party Secretary Zhutuo thanked Vice Premier Liu Yandongfor sending the congratulation letter for 100thanniversary of Hohai in last year, Vice Premier Liu Yandongalso introduced Hohai to MinisterShehi.Numerous Egyptian students made inquiries about studying opportunities at Hohai.