Li Changchun Visits Confucius Institute at the University of Tehran

[Source]    Xinhuanet [Time]    2010-09-30 10:52:50 
 

On September 28th, the CPC Central Committee Political Bureau Standing Committee member Li Changchun paid a visit to the Confucius Institute at the University of Tehran during his official visit to Iran. The photo shows Mr. Li Changchun talking with children amongst a welcome crowd upon his arrival at the Confucius Institute. (Photo by Xinhua News Agency reporter Ma Zhancheng)


Li Changchun Visits Confucius Institute at the University of Tehran

Xinhuanet, Tehran, September 29th, by Ming Jinwei and He Guanghai—on the afternoon of September 28th, local time, CPC Central Committee Political Bureau Standing Committee member Li Changchun paid a visit to the Confucius Institute at the University of Tehran.



Li Changchun meeting with Chancellor Farhad Rahbar

At 3 p.m., Mr. Li Changchun arrived at the Confucius Institute and was warmly greeted by more than 100 teachers and students at the school. Li met with Farhad Rahbar, Chancellor of the University of Tehran and visited the experience class in the institute’s language lab. Li told students:“I am very happy about and am impressed by your enthusiasm for learning Chinese language.” He encouraged the students to work diligently in order to improve their Chinese levels and make contributions to cooperation between China and Iran.


Li Changchun talking with students who are taking the experience class at the language lab (Photo by Xinhua News Agency reporter Ma Zhancheng)

Afterwards, Mr. Li Changchun watched a report performance given by the institute students. Their excellent performances won rounds of applause from the guests.

Following the performance Mr. Li Changchun presented the institute with sets of Chinese cultural experience equipment and a “Library of Chinese Classics”. He wishes for the institute to use the equipment and books to further improve the quality of Chinese teaching. Rahbar explained that since its establishment, the institute has played an important role in promoting Chinese education and cultural cooperation between Iran and China. He wants to strengthen cooperation with Chinese colleges and universities, so as to further promote cooperation and exchange between the two countries in the field of humanities.