On the Sideline of TAG-Confucius’ 11th Annual Board of Directors Meeting President of Shenyang Normal University Receives Abu-Ghazaleh
SHENYANG, China - President of Shenyang Normal University (SNU), Dr. Hao Deyong, received Mr. Luay Abu-Ghazaleh, Vice-Chair of Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Global (TAG.Global) and Chairman of TAG-Confucius Institute, and the accompanying delegation.
The meeting was on the sideline of the 11th Meeting of TAG-Confucius Board of Directors which was recently held at Shenyang Normal University headquarters.
During the meeting, Dr. Deyong stressed the depth of the Chinese-Jordanian relations in particular and the Sino-Arab relations in general, underscoring the vital role TAG.Global plays in boosting such relations through TAG-Confucius Institute.
Dr. Deyong also underlined the efforts TAG-Confucius exerts in spreading Chinese language and culture in Jordan through academic, cultural and artistic activities in addition to the scholarships, noting that 30 scholarships were granted to Jordanian students to learn Chinese language at SNU.
Furthermore, He also expressed his gratitude and appreciation to HE Dr. Talal Abu-Ghazaleh, chairman of TAG.Global, for his continued and outstanding efforts in supporting the Institute and the University, extending an invitation to His Excellency to patronize the graduation ceremony of the University which will be held next June.
On the other hand, Mr. Luay Abu-Ghazaleh chaired the 11th annual meeting of TAG-Confucius Institute, in his capacity as the Chair of Institute Board of Directors, which was held at Shenyang Normal University Headquarters.
Mr. Abu-Ghazaleh expressed his pride in the partnership with the Shenyang Normal University and the Confucius Institute Headquarters (Hanban) which dates back to 2008, pointed out that this partnership is distinctive since it is the only partnership in the world between the Chinese government and the business sector.
He also accentuated Dr. Abu-Ghazaleh’s keenness in consolidating such relationships through new partnerships to achieve the “Belt and Road" initiative, which is considered the cornerstone of cooperation between both parties. At the same time, Mr. Luay Abu-Ghazaleh stated that TAG.Global aspires for further cooperation with the University in the fields of Intellectual Property, technical and cultural exchange.
For his part, Vice President of SNU, Dr. Han Guohai, said that the University increased the number of its faculties to become 26 in different specializations and increased the absorptive capacity to become 45 thousand students, pointing out that it is working on preparing a systematic and methodological plan to develop qualifications and competencies of lecturers.
During the meeting, TAG-Confucius Executive Director, Mr. Mamoun Abu Al-Sebaa’, presented a detailed report on the cultural, academic, artistic and social events TAG-Confucius conducted this year, stating that the Institute will strive to increase its academic and cultural activities to promote the Chinese language in the Arab countries.