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Consul General Zheng Xiyuan and Wife Meet with Professor Peter Gries – Director of Manchester China Institute


On August 5th 2019, Consul General Zheng Xiyuan and his wife met with Professor Peter Gries, Director of Manchester China Institute, at their residence. Deputy Consul General Fan Yingjie attended the meeting. 

Professor Gries gave a briefing on the progress that had been achieved in pushing the University of Manchester forward to expand cooperation with China since its establishment. He thanked the Consulate General for facilitating Sino-British cooperation in all areas and hoped to continue receiving active support from the Consulate General regarding specific collaborative projects.    

Consul General Zheng expressed his appreciation for the positive measures taken by the University of Manchester in continuously expanding cooperation with China, caring for the physical and mental health of Chinese overseas students and setting up scholarships for poor Chinese female students. He hoped that Manchester China Institute would play a bigger role in pooling academic resources of the University of Manchester and promoting exchanges between Chinese and British think tanks.


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