On Sept.21st, Mr. Pan Weifang, the Chinese ambassador extraordinary and plenipotentiary to Slovakia attended the signing ceremony of the international cooperation framework agreement between NPU and SAS (Slovak Academy of Sciences) in Bratislava, the capital of Slovak Republic.
The signing ceremony was held at SAS. With the witness of Ambassador Pan Weifang, President Wang Jingsong and Prof. Pavol Šajgalík, President of SAS, jointly signed The MOU on the Cooperation between NPU and SAS in Talent Cultivation and Scientific Research.
President Wang Jingsong pointed out in his speech that NPU and SAS both excel in many fields of disciplinary study which was indeed the important base for the cooperation between the two sides . He believed that with the deepening of their cooperation, the two sides must be able to bring into full play of their respective advantages, thus creating more fruitful cooperative achievements.
Ambassador Pan expressed sincere congratulations to both sides, wishing that NPU, as one of the first Chinese universities to carry out cooperation with Slovakia, could further deepen their cooperation both in the depth and the scope as soon as possible, which on the one hand served the diplomatic strategy of the country, and on the other hand catered for its own development as well.
After the ceremony, NPU delegation visited the related research institutes and key laboratories of SAS and had an in-depth discussion with their researchers.