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Jiangxi Science and Technology Normal University Delegation Visits AAU

Jeilu Oumer (PhD), Academic Vice President of Addis Ababa University (AAU) received the Jiangxi Science and Technology Normal Universitydelegation at his office on the 27th of November 2023.

Jiangxi Science and Technology Normal University founded in 1952, is located in Nanchang, a famous historical and cultural city in China. Professor Zuo Heping explained the objective of the visit and the higher education program of the University that he is presiding.

Prof. Zuo witnessed that AAU’s and Chinese universities’ partnership is growing higher and higher. “In this regard, cooperation in staff, students exchanges, scientific researchand cooperation of vocational education are among the potential areas where our future cooperation pays due attention,” he detailed.

According to the Delegation, there ispotentialopportunity for cooperation along with the Confucius Institute here in AAU, whichis gradually growing since a decade ago. Jiangxi Science and Technology Normal University has rich experience with Moroccan universities, in Africa, and there is great hope to do the same with Addis Ababa University in Ethiopia, they added.

Jeilu Oumer (PhD), on his part, addressed that AAU has institutions (colleges and research institutes)working on the areas of teacher education since a long period, Natural and Computational Sciences with which Jiangxi Science and Technology Normal University will cooperate.

As to cultural cooperation,the Confucius Institute is working hard and bringing mutual activities on the table. This is also without overlooking areas of cooperation such as business for which one of our colleges, the college of Business and Economics will cooperate,” he intensified.

Chinese and Ethiopian cooperation is growing from day to day and the Delegation’s visit is an opportunity to back this collaboration, according to Dr. Jeilu.

Report: OEPC

Photo: Fikremariam Beyene

Editor: Abraham Girmay