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Delegation from the Copperbelt University in Zambia visited NWU

On the morning of January 11th, a delegation led by Prof. Paul Chisale, Chancellor of Copperbelt University in Zambia, visited Northwest University. Sun Qingwei, vice president (presiding over administrative work), met with the delegation and delivered a speech. Leaders from International Programs Office, School of Economics and Management and School of Foreign Languages, relevant experts of Institute of Middle Eastern Studies and Department of Geology and representatives of African students of the university attended the meeting.

Sun Qingwei welcomed the visit of Chisale and his delegation, and briefly introduced NWU and cooperation with Africa. He said that on the occasion of the 60th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between China and Zambia, he hoped that the two sides would actively implement the consensus reached between the two countries in the fields of culture, education, students exchange, co-founding of think tanks, etc., innovate the cooperation mechanism, carry out practical cooperation around the advantageous disciplinary fields, give full play to the characteristics and advantages of the two universities, promote the win-win cooperation, and make new contributions to the promotion of the civilization mutual understanding between the two countries, and the construction of China-Africa community of shared future.

Paul Chisale expressed his gratitude for the warm welcome and introduced the basic information of Copperbelt University. He stated that Northwest University and Copperbelt University complement each other’s advantages and have broad prospects for cooperation, and hoped to carry out joint scientific research and publish joint articles in geology, economics, history, urban planning, chemical engineering and other disciplines, and to strengthen the exchange of visits between faculty members and students and cultural exchanges, so as to promote the common development of the two sides.

Prof. Paul Chisale then delivered a lecture entitled “Tanzanian Railway and China-Africa Civilization Exchanges and Mutual Learning”, and had interactive exchanges with representatives of teachers and students.

Before the meeting, the delegation visited NWU museum.