On June 23rd, Sun Yebao, Deputy Director of the Foreign Affairs Office of Shandong Provincial People's Government, together with his 7 colleagues came to our school to investigate the work of China-Japan-ROK exchange and cooperation. President Zhao Zhongxiu and Vice President Han Zuosheng attended the meeting.
At the meeting, Zhao Zhongxiu thanked the provincial Foreign Affairs Office for its support to the relevant work of the China-Japan-ROK Cooperation Institute of our university, and introduced the target positioning, main functions, organizational structure and operation mechanism of the China-Japan-ROK Cooperation Institute. He pointed out that the Shandong province is facing the historical opportunity of deepening the China-Japan-ROK Free Trade Agreement, and the Institute will give full play to the advantages of higher educational financial and economic disciplines in accordance with the decision and deployment of the provincial Party Committee and government, so as to provide talents, think tanks and platforms for the construction of a new height of opening up in Shandong province and economic cooperation in Northeast Asia.
Sun Yebao firstly elaborated on the current international situation, then introduced to the participants the province's foreign economic cooperation and cultural exchanges with Japan and South Korea. He highly recognized China-Japan-ROK Cooperation Institute in its function orientation and development planning. He mentioned that the high talents from the Institute is of great significance in Shandong's international development, and will provide the trilateral cooperation and exchange with more platforms and opportunities. He hoped to further strengthen the exchange with the school, improve the cooperation mechanism, share the resource platform, and jointly contribute to the foreign exchange and cooperation of Shandong Province.
Among those present at the meeting were relevant staff from the President's office, International Office, School of International Business and Economics, and School of Foreign Languages.