First Confucius Institute in Tunisia Inaugurated

[Source] [Time]    2019-04-17 13:27:30 

The first Confucius Institute in Tunisia, the Confucius Institute at University of Carthage, was unveiled at the School of Advanced Foreign Languages at University of Carthage on April 10.

The Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research of Tunisia Salim Halebs said at the ceremony that the establishment of the Confucius Institute is of great significance to the cultural exchanges between the two countries and can enhance mutual understanding between the two peoples. It is an important manifestation of strengthening bilateral cooperation and exchanges under the Belt and Road Initiative between China and African countries.

Chinese ambassador to Tunisia Wang Wenbin said that the establishment of the first Confucius Institute in Tunisia will help the two countries promote the continuous development of cultural exchanges.

The Confucius Institute at University of Carthage, jointly organized by Dalian University of Foreign Studies and University of Carthage, will provide Chinese language teaching to local students and the public.

(Story by Huang Ling and Ma Di, Xinhua News Agency, April 10th, Tunisia)

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