Chinese Delegation Visited the UNWE

Tuesday, 14 November 2023 17:45

In the Academic Hall the Rector of UNWE Prof. Dr. Dimitar Dimitrov welcomed a Chinese delegation from Qinghai Province visiting our university.

"Welcome to the largest business university in Southeastern Europe", greeted the guests Prof. Dimitar Dimitrov. We have a long history of good cooperation with Chinese universities. In addition to the partnership with Chinese universities, the UNWE also works on a number of research projects and student exchange. We also have good relations with the Chinese Embassy. The Ambassador of the People's Republic of China to Bulgaria H. E. Dong Xiaojun took part in the opening of the new academic year with a video address in which he emphasized the good cooperation between the Shanghai University Zhao Tong and the UNWE over the recent years.

The Rector told the guests about the Wall of Fame of UNWE and outlined that 10 Prime Ministers of Bulgaria and 150 Ministers are graduates of our university. In the Academic Hall he showed the portraits of the holders of the Honorary Title of Doctor Honoris Causa of UNWE including the Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund /IMF/ Assoc. Prof. Dr. Kristalina Georgieva, who is also a colleague and graduate of our university.

The guests and the Rector of UNWE Prof. Dr. Dimitar Dimitrov in the Academic Hall

The Chinese guests introduced the province of Qinghai and expressed their thankfulness for the warm welcome. They invited the Rector to visit their home country and gave to him as a present a picture of the symbol of Qinghai Province which was depicted using a special new technology.

The Rector gave to the guests as present  a branded scarf with the UNWE logo.

The Chinese delegation was led by Corr. Member. Prof. Eng. Stoycho Simov, PhD in Economics, academic lecturer in mathematical models and methods in the management of socio-economic processes and systems, economics and operational management of the company. The members of the delegation were Xuan WANG, Vice Chairman of CPPCC Committee of Qinghai Province, Hua Bentai, Deputy Director General of the Ministry of Education of Qinghai Province, Yong WANG, Deputy Director General of the Health Commission of Qinghai Province, Duo Jie, Vice President of the People's Hospital of Qinghai Province, Juan Wang, Deputy Director of the Office of Vocational Education and Education for Adults to the Ministry of Education of Qinghai Province, and Lili GUO from the Office of Foreign Affairs of Qinghai Province.

After the meeting in the Academic Hall, the Director of the Inter-University Centre for Career Development Atanas Dimitrov and the Secretary General for International Affairs Assoc. Prof. Dr. Yanko Hristozov took the guests on a tour around the UNWE and showed them the renovated University Library, the Startup Hub, the conference halls, the newly equipped lecture halls, the Wall of Fame and other important key places in the UNWE campus.

The tour ended in front of the monument of Prof. Stefan Bobchev - founder and first Rector of UNWE.

Qinghai is a province situated in the western part of Central China with an area of 721,000 km² and the city of Xining as its administrative center. Qinghai Province is located in the eastern part of one of the largest mountain systems in Asia, the Kun Lun, whose main mountain range reaches a height of 6-7 thousand meters. The climate is distinctly continental with cool summers and harsh winters. Rainfalls varied between 300 and 500 mm per year so that semi-deserts and deserts are widespread in the lowlands. The major Asian rivers - the Yangtze, the Huanghe and the Mekong - have their source here. There are also numerous drainless lakes, the largest of which gave the province its name. The Qinghai-Tibet Railway is one of the most ambitious projects in the history of the People's Republic of China. It was completed in 2005 and connects Tibet with the rest of China via Qinghai.

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