Vice-chairwoman of CPPCC National Committee Lin Wenyi Visits Confucius Institute at the University of Sheffield

[Source]    Dean’s Office [Time]    2009-11-03 16:16:51 
 

October, 26, 2009 – Vice-chairwoman of the CPPCC National Committee, Lin Wenyi, visited the Confucius Institute at the University of Sheffield.
   
Lin started her visit touring the institute’s new building. Afterwards, she met with Prof. Anthony Payne, Vice President of the University of Sheffield at Firth Court. Prof. Payne chronicled the developments that have made the school what it is today. Then Prof. Tim Wright, Executive Council member introduced the Confucius Institute from several angles,  Chinese teaching, the promotion of Chinese language and culture and other business services.
  
On behalf of Confucius Institute Headquarters, Vice-chairwoman Lin expressed her appreciation for the efforts the institute has made. She also said that the Confucius Institute has constructed a bridge of language and cultural communication in north-central England by providing various Chinese training courses, “China Culture Week” activities, and other business services.


Vice-chairwoman Lin Wenyi giving presents to the Confucius Institute


Vice-chairwoman Lin Wenyi posing for picture with Prof. Tim Wright, Executive Council member

 
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