President of National Legislative Assembly of Thailand Pornpech Wichitcholchai Visits Confucius Institute Headquarters (Hanban) with His Delegation

[Source]    Confucius Institute Headquarters (Hanban) [Time]    2018-12-14 15:25:15 
 

On the morning of December 12th, 2018, Pornpech Wichitcholchai, President of National Legislative Assembly of Thailand (NLAT) led his delegation to visit the Confucius Institute Headquarters (Hanban), receiving warm welcome from the staff at the headquarters.


Ma Jianfei and Zhao Guocheng taking photos with Pornpech Wichitcholchai and his delegation

Pornpech Wichitcholchai and his delegation firstly visited the Chinese Culture Experience Centre, Exhibition on Chinese Teaching Resources, and Exhibition on Achievements of Confucius Institutes in the first floor. After that, they had discussions with Ma Jianfei, Deputy Chief Executive of the Confucius Institute Headquarters and Deputy Director-General of Hanban, Zhao Guocheng, Deputy Chief Executive of the Confucius Institute Headquarters and Deputy Director-General of Hanban, and other staff members.


Visiting the Chinese Culture Experience Centre in the first floor


Pornpech Wichitcholchai trying Chimes

During the discussions, Ma Jianfei briefed the current development situation of Confucius Institutes (Classrooms) in Thailand and expressed that Confucius Institutes in Thailand are practicing the philosophy of “Jeen Thai Phee Nong Gan” (China and Thailand are brothers) with real actions. Ma Jianfei expressed his gratitude to NLAT for its constant support to Confucius Institutes (Classrooms) in Thailand, especially to President Pornpech Wichitcholchai’s presence at a lot of activities of "Chinese Training for Thai National Legislative Assembly Members" held by Confucius Institute at Kasetsart University and wished that Confucius Institutes (Classrooms) in Thailand may serve as a boost to a closer China-Thailand relations and also a tie to gain cooperation in more fields.


Discussions

Pornpech Wichitcholchai pointed out that the Confucius Institute is of great significance in spreading Chinese culture and language. And it contributes to improving friendship between China and Thailand and deepening Thai people’s understanding of Chinese culture and language, thus constituting an important content of the people-to-people exchanges between China and Thailand. Pornpech Wichitcholchai expressed that since the friendship between Thailand and China filters into people’s minds, the NLAT will firmly support the Confucius Institutes in Thailand. And he also encourages NLAT members to learn the Chinese language and actively participate in activities held by Thailand’s Confucius Institutes.

 
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