Visit of Argentina's Ambassador and Delegation of the University of Buenos Aires
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On October 18thArgentina’s Ambassador to China, Mr. Gustavo Martino, together with a delegation of the University of Buenos Aires, led by Rector Ruben Hallu paid a visit to JLU, and participated in the inauguration ceremony of “Argentine Lecture” at JLU. President LI Yuanyuan received the delegation and addressed at the inauguration ceremony.

President LI Yuanyuan firstly extended his hearty welcome to the Argentine guests, and expressed his congratulations to the establishment of the “Argentine Lecture”. Meanwhile, Li also expressed the wishes that the two sides further enhance the cooperation and exchange in wider areas. In return, Rector Ruben Hallu, expressed his gratitude for the warm reception and JLU’s support to promote bilateral cooperation. He also suggested that in 2012 JLU set up the “Chinese Lecture” at the University of Buenos Aires. Vice President CHEN Gang took part in the reception and preside over the ceremony. Representatives from the College of Agriculture, College of Economics, College of Foreign Languages, International Language College and Division of International Relations were present at the ceremony as well.

The University of Buenos Aires was founded in 1821, which is the biggest comprehensive university in Argentina. Based on the bilateral agreement, JLU and the University of Buenos Aires co-established the Confucius Institute in Argentina in May 2009. The Confucius Institute has laid a sound foundation for the promotion of Chinese language and culture, which also serves as a platform for educational cooperation between the two countries. The founding of “Argentina Lecture” will further provide more opportunities for academic exchanges and reinforce research in the field of Humanities and Social Sciences.
During the visit, a series of lectures about the economical development and socio-political issues of Argentina were held at JLU.

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