Chinese higher education exhibition held in Myanmar

Source: Xinhua| 2017-11-27 20:11:37|Editor: Xiang Bo
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YANGON, Nov. 27 (Xinhua) -- The Chinese higher education exhibition was held in Myanmar's Yangon on Monday to offer Myanmar students access to modern education at Chinese universities.

The fourth Chinese high-level education show, held at the Summit Parkview Hotel, was attended by about 100 Myanmar students.

Central Executive Member of Myanmar-China Friendship Association U Sein Nyunt told the opening ceremony that under the agreement of the two governments, Myanmar had sent 200 students to 10 schools in China to learn professional education in 2016-17 and such sending will continue, urging students to learn Chinese language.

Headmaster of Fuqing Confucius Center Tun Naing said that Chinese language is currently a key world language, calling on students to pursue the language up to Doctor Degree with the support of scholarship and by mastering the language, it will get better job opportunities and higher pay.

Cai Li of Shanghai Ocean University's International Relations Department, who is responsible for student enrollment, told Xinhua that students, who are graduated with their related major, are welcome to pursue master degree or even doctor degree at the university.

He invited scholars and researchers of Myanmar to join the higher education teaching program of the Shanghai Ocean University launched in countries along the Belt and Road Initiative.