On April 20th, a delegation of 29 French students led by Prof. Jean-Claude Boyer from INSA-Lyon came and visited NPU, who also attended the opening ceremony of the first NPU & INSA-Lyon Spring School.
The assistant president of NPU, Prof. Zhang Weihong first of all extended warm welcome in French to the visiting guests from INSA-Lyon. Then, he went on to introduce NPU, the history of Xi’an and its historical interests. He wished that the students coulddisplay themelves and promote their friendship through this activity, thus creating new opportunities for the cooperation between the two schools, and bringing wonderful cultural and educational exchange between Xi’an and Lyon.
Afterwards, Prof. Jean-Claude Boyer expressed their thanks for the warm reception of NPU, and then he reviewed the cooperation between NPU and INSA-Lyon, and the development of their school in recent years. He also invited NPU to send a delegation to visit their school for the fourth time.
Following that, the student representatives of both sides gave a speech respectively. Then the members of the spring school watched the films of the two schools together and then took a group photo to commemorate the event. In the afternoon of that day, the French students accompanied by volunteers visited Aoxiang Gymnasium, the Engineering Training Center and the Library on Chang’an Campus.