CI at DU sends Chinese scholarship recipients to China

[Source]    the Confucius Institute at University of Dhaka [Time]    2016-09-21 17:10:34 

On August 28th, the Confucius Institute at University of Dhaka (CI at DU) in Bangladesh held a send-off ceremony for 62 students who had received scholarships under a program called the Professional Development Program for Chinese Language Teachers in South Asian Countries. The students will study at Yunnan University. This is the largest number of students to receive the scholarship in its history.

The Chinese Director of CI awarding the admission letters to the students

Madam Zhou Mingdong, Chinese Director of the CI at DU, expressed her warm congratulations and high expectations for the students. She motivated them to cherish this valuable study opportunity and to work hard, in order to promote friendly exchanges between the people of these two countries, to make due contributions to the development and heritages of Bangladesh, to accelerate the realization of the golden Bangladeshi dream, and to play a positive role of civil messenger in Bangladeshi and Chinese culture.

The students receiving the admission letters

Mr. Md. Afzal Hossain, the teacher in charge of the Chinese Department at IML of DU, also delivered a speech during the ceremony. He asked the students to perform well in their studies, and to report good academic achievements to China and Bangladesh. Some alumni currently in China shared their experiences of studying in China. The new scholarship recipients expressed their desires and expectations for overseas studying life. They also conveyed their determination to study diligently and their gratitude toward China. What’s more, they showed particularly great respect and gratitude to Confucius Institute Headquarters for providing them with this scholarship.

Previous students in China sharing their studying experiences

Finally, the CI Chinese Director and teachers handed out the university admission letters and the plane tickets offered by China.

The CI Chinese Director leading the teachers as they drop the students off at the airport

Saying goodbye at the airport

The following day, the Chinese Director and teachers saw the students off at the airport, and wished them a smooth journey and enjoyable life in China.