China to mark ‘Year of Zayed’ with series of activities

Wed 31-01-2018 11:22 AM

ABU DHABI, 31st January, 2018 (WAM) — Events to celebrate the ‘Year of Zayed’ in 2018 is to reach China, as Zayed University joins hands with the Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Cultural Centre and Mosque at Beijing Foreign Studies University, BFSU, in China, to unveil a series of activities planned for October, during the annual Confucius Institute board meeting, which was held at Zayed University in Abu Dhabi.

The celebrations are expected to include a variety of seminars, panel discussions, and art exhibitions.


The Zayed University exhibition will be held in BFSU China to promote the university as a possible destination for Chinese students. “Zayed University is very international in terms of faculty resource. The facilities of Zayed University are very advanced,” said Prof. Reyadh AlMehaideb, Vice President of Zayed University.

He added, “We will coordinate plans that develop bilateral student exchange opportunities which allow students to enroll in both institutions to gain more learning experience either through the regular academic programmes or extracurricular activities.”

The celebrations will also include a special Arabic-Chinese literature translations display, as well as research findings by Zayed University’s faculties to be displayed and possibly be included as part of Sheikh Zayed resource project and a ‘Teaching Skill Contest’ drawn from the 40 universities who offer Arabic courses in China.

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