Working Visit of H.E. Ambassador of Malaysia to the People’s Republic of China to Xi’an, 25 – 29 March 2017
His Excellency Dato’ Zainuddin Yahya, Ambassador of Malaysia to the People’s Republic of China undertook a working visit to Xi’an, Shaanxi Province from 25 to 29 March 2017 with the aim of strengthening the education cooperation between Malaysia and China, in particular, Shaanxi Province.
His Excellency the Ambassador of Malaysia was accompanied by the Consul General and a group of senior faculty members from University of Malaya, Universiti Putra Malaysia, University Malaysia Sabah and BERJAYA University College of Hospitality.
The Ambassador delivered a speech during his attendance at the Summit Forum on Vocational Education Alliance of the Silk Road on 25 March 2017 at the Shaanxi State Guest House. The Ambassador also met with Mr. Liang Baolin, Deputy Director of Shaanxi Provincial Education Department and officials from the Xi’an Municipal Education Department on 27 March 2017 to discuss potential areas of cooperation in the education sector.
The Malaysian delegation had visited and met with Presidents of six (6) universities namely Xi’an Peihua University, Xi’an University, Xi’an University of Technology, Xian International University, Shaanxi Fashion Engineering University and Xi’an University of Architecture and Technology. Several potential areas of cooperation including mobility and exchange programmes between students and faculty members were identified and agreed upon during the discusions between the Malaysian universities and their counterparts.