The Institute was officially unveiled
On the evening of May 10, 2021, on the occasion of the opening of the Fifth Silk Road International Expo and China East-West Cooperation and Investment and Trade Fair, the unveiling ceremony of the "China One Belt One Road Cooperation and Sustainable Development Institute" at Xi’an International Studies University Held at Xi'an R&F Hilton Hotel. Slovak Ambassador to China Dushan Bela and his wife Eugenia Belova, Vice Chairman of the Shaanxi Provincial Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference Wang Weihua, Deputy Director of the Foreign Affairs Office of Shaanxi Provincial Party Committee Gao Jinxiao, Shaanxi Provincial People’s Government External Affairs Wang Mingli, Deputy Director of the Liaison Office, Wei Yan, President of the Chinese and Foreign News Agency, Zhang Qihua, Executive Chairman of the Global Sustainable Development Forum Organizing Committee and Chairman of Huiju Science and Technology Investment Holdings, Bai Li, Secretary of the Party Committee of our school, foreign language and literature major in higher education of the Ministry of Education Leading experts including the deputy director of the Japanese Subcommittee of the Teaching Steering Committee and the former principal Wang June, and the vice principal Wu Yaowu attended the unveiling ceremony. The heads of our school’s Party Committee Office, President’s Office, International Office, Chinese Academy, and other departments attended the unveiling ceremony. The unveiling ceremony was presided over by the Vice President (in charge of administrative work) Wang Qilong.
In his speech, Bai Li extended a warm welcome to the leaders and guests attending the unveiling ceremony and briefly introduced the basic situation of the school. He pointed out that the "China Institute for One Belt One Road Cooperation and Sustainable Development" is another important achievement of the school actively responding to the national "One Belt One Road" initiative and giving full play to the advantages of disciplines and talents. The establishment of the Institute has multiple meanings of fulfilling the mission of the university, building a new type of think tank, promoting mutual learning among civilizations, and promoting the construction of a community with a shared future for mankind. He said that the Institute will be committed to building cooperation and exchanges for universities and scientific research institutions in the countries along the “Belt and Road”, building bridges to cope with common challenges, and becoming the promotion of the people-to-people bond between China and the countries along the “Belt and Road” including Slovakia. , Another important platform for in-depth exchanges.
Duchamp Bella said in his speech that he was very happy to participate in the inauguration ceremony of "China's Belt and Road Cooperation and Sustainable Development Institute" at Xi'an International Studies University. He said that Slovakia was one of the first countries to establish diplomatic relations with China. The two countries and their peoples have a long-standing traditional friendship. He hopes that China-Slovakia relations will develop stably and healthily. He said that as a high-level foreign language college, Xi’an International Studies University has opened several language majors and trained a large number of international talents to promote the construction of the “Belt and Road”. The establishment of the institute is a mutually beneficial and win-win matter. He hoped that Xi'an International Studies University and Slovak universities will strengthen exchanges on personnel training and scientific research collaboration, and inject new vitality into Sino-Sri Lankan higher education cooperation.
Wang Qilong pointed out that as an active practitioner of the “Belt and Road” initiative, the school has continuously strengthened cooperation and exchanges with universities and scientific research institutions in countries along the “Belt and Road”, and has undertaken several research projects on political and economic hotspots in the “Belt and Road” region. , Has made its own contribution to advancing the “Belt and Road” construction. The school will take the establishment of the Institute as an opportunity to thoroughly implement the spirit of General Secretary Jin Ping’s "focus on key points, deep cultivation, and meticulous work, and jointly draw meticulous and exquisite "Meticulous Painting" speech, seize opportunities, give full play to the advantages of Western and foreign characteristics, and serve the country Opening to the outside world, promoting the high-quality construction of the “Belt and Road”, helping to build a community with a shared future for mankind.
The inauguration ceremony of "China's Belt and Road Cooperation and Sustainable Development Institute" of Xi'an International Studies University was jointly witnessed by all the participants and was jointly unveiled by Duchamp Bella and Wang Weihua.