Varanasi, September 29, 2010: Banaras Hindu University (BHU) Rector, Professor BD Singh and Faculty of Arts’ Dean Professor Kamal Sheel visited Beijing Language and Culture University (BLCU) during their week-long tour ( September 12 to 18) to China on invitation from President of BLCU, Professor Cui Xiliang.
They were invited to strengthen the activities under the terms of MoU signed between BHU and BLCU for academic cooperation and exchange of students and scholars between the two universities in 2008.
The tour to
The president of BLCU, Prof. Cui Xiliang, convened a high level meeting with BHU delegation on September14 which was also attended by Dean, Director, Deputy Director and other officers. The BLCU agreed upon to provide necessary help in promotion of Chinese Studies at BHU.
The exchange of faculty members and students were also discussed in the meeting. It was decided that necessary guidelines will be formulated and both sides will help each other in promotion of language training and culture studies. The President of BLCU was invited to visit BHU.
A meeting was held between Prof. BD Singh and President of BFSU, Prof. Chen Yulu on September 16. The original draft sent by BFSU was reviewed and revised and the modified MoU for academic exchange and cooperation was signed. It was proposed that scholars and students from BFSU may pursue studies and research in Hindi and other Indian languages in BHU. They in turn may provide assistance in teaching of Chinese language and culture in BHU.
The BHU delegation visited Department of Buddhist Studies at
The delegation also visited various departments of
The delegation also received expression of interest from
The delegation had fruitful and enlightening discussion with scholars like Prof. Chen Zhongyi, Zheng Guodong and others at the
Source: PPP Cell-BHU