A Delegation Sent by the International Division of the Ministry of Education Conducted Research on “Belt and Road Initiative”
Source: Office of International Affairs, NWU
On July 16th, under the leading of the Shu Gangbo, the Director of Policy and Legislation Division of International Department of the Ministry of Education, a research group of four sent by the Ministry of Education carried out the research and discussion in NW, accompanied by the Deputy Director Fan Yongbin and other relevant leaders of the Provincial Education Department. Jia Mingde, vice president of NWU also attended the meeting. The research group discussed the implementation of "One Belt One Road" education action plan with the leaders of the relevant departments of our university.
In the meeting, Shu Gangbo introduced the main directions and key contents of the research, and hoped that the university would offer suggestions on the work. Fan Yongbin affirmed the important achievements our university had made in “One Belt One Road” educational cooperation, and hoped that our university should put forward the main problems in the process of the work. Jia Mingde said that with the previous experience in “One Belt One Road” educational cooperation and exchange, our university would continue to combine the geographical advantages and the discipline characteristics to promote this plan and improve the internationalization of the university. The head of the International Department described the initiatives, plans and suggestions of our university for promoting "One Belt One Road" education action. The leaders of the Institute of Silk Road Studies, the College of International Cultural Exchange, the Institute of Middle Eastern Studies and the Institute of Syrian Studies shared the work experience, and put forward some suggestions in supporting the "One Belt One Road" key cities, carrying out two-way educational exchanges, encouraging scholars "going out", and optimizing the research mechanisms of regions and countries.
Shu approved the innovative achievements our university had made in “One Belt One Road” educational area, and responded to the questions raised by the participants of our university. Fan summarized that our university had made some achievements in teaching and scientific research, and the service in the “One Belt One Road” strategy. He suggested that the Ministry of Education should realize overall planning and support for universities in western China at the national level, and hoped that universities in Shaanxi could depend on the information technology to promote the “One Belt One Road” educational cooperation and exchange to ensure the efficient operation of university internationalization.