Chinese ambassador Shen Yongxiang visits CIUA

[Source]    CIUA [Time]    2012-11-12 15:59:26 

On the occasion of the 40th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between China and Madagascar, Chinese ambassador to Madagascar visited Confucius Institute at University of Antananarivo (CIUA).

Prof. Abel ANDRIANTSIMAHAVANDY, President of University of Antananarivo presented a brief introduction to the mandarin teaching and bilateral cultural exchange programs held in CIUA and expressed his sincere thanks to Chinese government through Ambassador Shen, for China’s support and assistance for the University. Ambassador Shen congratulated CIUA for its achievement during the past four years since its establishment, and affirmed Chinese embassy’s continuous support for the University and CIUA within its capacity. Ambassador Shen encouraged students of CIUA to cherish college life, command Chinese language so as to contribute to the economic and cultural exchanges between China and Madagascar in the future.

During his visit, Ambassador Shen, together with the leadership of University of Antananarivo, presented awards to the winners of Chinese Teaching Competition, Chinese Writing and Speech Competition, and presented souvenirs to Chinese teachers who will complete their service in Madagascar.

While visiting CIUA, Ambassador Shen gave a lecture on the issue of Sino-Japanese relations and Diaoyu Dao and exchanged ideas with local professors.

By Li Haijun

Ambassador Shen Yongxiang visiting CIUA

Ambassador Shen Yongxiang giving a lecture