Accompanied by relevant heads from Foreign Affairs Office of Jiangsu Provincial People’s Government, and Department for International Cooperation and Exchange of Jiangsu Education, President of Cape Verde-China Friendship Society José Correia and Counselor of Embassy of the Republic of Cape Verde Francisco Mendes visited Hohai University on March 19th. Secretary of CPC Committee of Hohai University Hongwu Tang and Vice President Weiya Xu met with the guests.
Vice President Weiya Xu introduced Hohai University’s basic information and international cooperation and education. He proposed comprehensive cooperation with Cape Verde in Sino-Africa cultural exchanges, Cape Verde’s students studying in Hohai University and supporting Cape Verde’s development of special marine economic zones by Hohai University’s discipline advantages. President of Cape Verde-China Friendship Society José Correia and Counselor of Embassy of the Republic of Cape Verde Francisco Mendes respectively introduced Cape Verde’s basic information and the time-honored history of Cape Verde-China friendship. They both expressed gratitude to Hohai University for the efforts have been made to support oversea students to study in China, and they hoped to promote educational cooperation and exchanges.
Jiang Chen, Deputy Director of Foreign Affairs Office of Jiangsu Provincial People’s Government, and Xing Zheng, Deputy Director of Department for International Cooperation and Exchange of Jiangsu Education made speech respectively, supported and encouraged Hohai University to strengthen cooperation with Cape Verde.
Jiangsu Province attached great importance to the cooperation with Portuguese-speaking countries, and established Jiangsu-Macao-Portuguese-Speaking Countries University Alliance in October 2016. Hohai University will become its member for the educational cooperation with Cape Verde.
Relevant personnel from International Offices, International School, College of Civil and Transportation Engineering, College of Oceanography and Business School attended the meeting.