Arab, Chinese universities to partner under new consortium

The China-Arab Consortium of Universities Exchange Mechanism was inaugurated in Jordan’s capital Amman on Tuesday, aiming to boost the scientific and academic cooperation between Arab and Chinese universities, reports Xinhua.

The mechanism will focus on cooperation in the fields of green innovation, health, food security, youth development and dialogue among civilisations, said Du Yubo, president of the China Association of Higher Education, at the inauguration ceremony. He added that the exchange mechanism opened a new chapter in China-Arab higher education cooperation.

Amr Ezzat Salama, secretary general of the Association of Arab Universities, said that Arab and Chinese universities should actively collaborate in relevant fields under the framework of the mechanism, jointly contributing to addressing the challenges of climate change and sustainable development, among others.
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