Delegation from Pyongyang University of Foreign Studies of DPRK Visits Confucius Institute Headquarters

[Source]    Confucius Institute Headquarters [Time]    2019-07-03 14:29:20 
 

On the afternoon of July 1st, Hong Jingxie, Vice President of Pyongyang University of Foreign Studies of the DPRK (the Democratic People's Republic of Korea) visited the Confucius Institute Headquarters and met with Ma Jianfei, Deputy Chief Executive of the Confucius Institute Headquarters. The two sides reached a remarkable agreement on building a Chinese language center, conducting Chinese language teaching and other topics.

Ma Jianfei introduced the basic purpose, schooling model, global status and key projects of the Confucius Institute. He said that the Headquarters is willing to support the Chinese teaching at Pyongyang University of Foreign Studies through means including co-building the Confucius Institute or the Chinese center, dispatching Chinese teachers, and providing Chinese textbooks, scholarships, summer camps. Hong Jingxie said that Pyongyang University of Foreign Studies is a well-known foreign language college in the DPRK. Its Chinese language teaching tradition is profound and its achievements are outstanding. It is hoped that in the future, The University and the Headquarters will continue to strengthen communication and deep cooperation, and accelerate the building of the Chinese language center and other work.

During the meeting, on behalf of President Piao Zhengzhen, Hong Jingxie transferred letters and other materials to Ma Jianfei about the establishment of the Chinese language center at Pyongyang University of Foreign Studies.

Representatives from Eastern Liaoning University, the University of International Business and Economics and other relevant universities attended the meeting. Prior to the meeting, the delegation from Pyongyang University of Foreign Studies visited the Cultural Experience Center and the Textbook Exhibition at the Headquarters.