CHINA-MIDDLE EAST-NORTH AFRICA
Arab, Chinese universities to partner under new consortium
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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