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Qiu Yong meets the President of Khalifa University

Qiu Yong meets the President of Khalifa University

--A Memorandum of Understanding on Communication and Cooperation signed


On December 5th, President Qiu Yong of Tsinghua met with Dr. Tod A. Laursen, the President of Khalifa University of Science, Technology and Research, in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. The two sides held discussions on promoting communication and research collaborations between the two universities and signed a Memorandum of Understanding on Communication and Cooperation.

During the meeting, Qiu Yong noted that Tsinghua University has been vigorously promoting its Global Strategy and he welcomed students from Khalifa University and other UAE students to come and study at Tsinghua. President Qiu also hoped the two universities could conduct in-depth research collaborations in the field of new energy sources.

Laursen noted that Tsinghua is a world-renowned university and that there is great room for the two universities to communicate and cooperate with each other. The University students of today’s world need to have a global vision, and it is very important for the two universities to conduct cultural exchanges. Both sides also held in-depth discussions on student and faculty exchange, lab collaborations, and research into new energy sources.

President Qiu and President Tod A. Laursen then signed a Memorandum of Understanding between the two universities.

(Edited by Guo Lili, Zhu Lvhe)