* Vice Minister, Ministry of Education China, Dr Liu Limin himself headed the delegation
*Discussions opened to have China Language Center at LPU
Jalandhar: A high profiled seven member education delegation from Ministry of Education China visited LPU for having mutual talks on collaborative projects. Headed by Dr Liu Limin, Vice Minister, Ministry of Education, the delegation included 5 other top members of the ministry- He Xiuchao, General Director, Office of National Education Inspectorate; Ge Zhenjiang, Deputy Director General, Department of Teacher Education; Yang Jun, Deputy Director General, Department of International Cooperation and Exchanges; Zhang Quan, Deputy Division Director, General Office; Yang Cancan, Programme Officer, Department of International Cooperation and Exchanges. The seventh member was First Secretary Huang Zhigang from Department of Education, Chinese Embassy at India. This endeavour is a big milestone for both India and China as both are developing countries growing at fast pace. LPU senior functionaries welcomed the visitors and held discussions to have China Language Center at LPU. The discussions held are being anticipated to bring forth fruitful results.
Recipient of many national & international awards and honours, Dr Liu Limin has several illustrious achievements and is also holder of coveted social positions in the annals of education. An expert in Russian language, Dr Liu has also made great contribution for promotion of national friendship, cooperation and communication between people. Before reaching at LPU, he also visited Ministry of Human Resources & Development of India, in New Delhi and discussed different projects.
Talking at LPU, Mr Liu limin said: “We are happy to be at the biggest university of India. As LPU has already been working with many Universities of China on mutual co-operation projects, we are anticipating fruitful results start coming under immediate effects.” He also visited LPU campus and met with faculty and Heads of different departments where he talked about both the countries to work together for research, as problems for both are the same. Extending his sincere wishes on behalf of the Chinese government, he shared that as one of the four ancient civilizations, China has been attaching great importance to language research and practice.
Welcoming the high-status Chinese delegates, LPU Chancellor Mr Ashok Mittal said: “We are delighted to receive the biggest delegation from Ministry of education of China. As both the countries are fast growing economies of the world, we hope to work together in collaboration towards lot of development and research fields. This visit is in a way coming together of two Asian giants. The thing that is uniting them is their common challenges. If these both recognized growing economic power houses come together, wonders would be created globally for rapid rise in economic power for both countries.”