Universities of Belarus, Shanghai to expand cooperation
06 November 2018
MINSK – A Belarusian delegation led by First Deputy Education Minister Irina Starovoitova met with Rector of the East China Normal University Qian Xuhong on 5 November, BelTA learned from Consul General of Belarus to Shanghai Valery Matsel.
Belarusian Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Andrei Dapkiunas, Deputy Chairman of the Presidium of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus Alexander Sukalo also took part in the meeting. The sides discussed the invigoration of the Shanghainese university's cooperation with leading Belarusian universities, the development of the Belarusian studies center under the East China Normal University. New avenues of cooperation were determined. A program was signed on cooperation between Belarusian universities and the East China Normal University for the sake of developing the Belarusian studies center.
The meeting was arranged as part of the Belarusian delegation's participation in the China International Import Expo. The Belarusian delegation visited the Shanghai Institute of Technical Physics. Ways to establish and expand bilateral cooperation in R&D were discussed with representatives of the institute and the Shanghainese branch of the Chinese Academy of Sciences.