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A cultural performance is held at the celebration ceremony for the 15th Anniversary of Confucius Institute in Mongolia on Oct 9. [Photo/view.sdu.com.cn]
A delegation from Shandong University visited Mongolia and participated in the 15th anniversary celebration of the Confucius Institute at the National University of Mongolia, which was co-founded with Shandong University, from Oct 8 to 11.
The delegation was led by Lu Yanhua, vice-president of Shandong University. During the celebration ceremony, Lu spoke highly of the achievements of the Confucius Institute over the past 15 years and expressed his gratitude to related organizations for their support of the institute's development.
He said that Shandong University will continue to support the development of the Confucius Institute and that the institution will continue to make contributions in cultivating Chinese language talents and promoting educational exchanges between China and Mongolia.
Badarch Dendev, president of National University of Mongolia, praised the achievements of the Confucius Institute in the fields of Chinese language education and Sino-Mongolian cultural exchange. He expressed hope for continued enhancement of academic exchanges between the two universities, particularly in technological innovation.
The Shandong University delegation visits Chinese Embassy in Mongolia on Oct 10. [Photo/view.sdu.com.cn]
The delegation also visited the first Chinese Proficiency Test (HSK) Study and Employment Exhibition in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia. The exhibition, hosted by the Chinese Testing International Co., Ltd, featured 21 leading universities in China and 16 renowned multinational enterprises.
On Oct 10, the Shandong University delegation visited the Chinese Embassy in Mongolia. The two sides held discussions on strengthening educational cooperation and exchanges between Shandong University and Mongolia.
Shen Minjuan, Chinese Ambassador to Mongolia, praised Shandong University for leveraging its strengths in history and culture to guide and support the development of the Confucius Institute, and enhance Chinese language education in Mongolia. She expressed hope that the institute will foster more cultural exchanges between China and Mongolia.
The Confucius Institute at the National University of Mongolia is the first and also the largest Confucius Institute in Mongolia. The institute was built in 2007 by Shandong University and the National University of Mongolia. It currently operates five Confucius classrooms and 16 teaching sites. Over the past 15 years, the institute has been transformed into a hub for Chinese language education, teacher training, Sinology research and promotion, and Chinese Proficiency Tests in Mongolia.
The Shandong University delegation visits a Confucius Institute classroom. [Photo/view.sdu.com.cn]