Indonesian Ambassador to China Zhou Haoli visited GTU
On March 6, Mr. Zhou Haoli, Indonesian Ambassador to China, led a delegation to visit GTU. Lin Na, the party secretary of GTU, and Lin Boming, the vice president of GTU, warmly welcomed the ambassador and his delegation.
Accompanied by the school leaders, the delegation visited the teaching and training base of GTU and the dormitory for international students. When visiting the GL Bar of the School of International Hotel Management , Zhou Haoli impromptuly purchased a cup of cappuccino from the students who were attending the class and praised the students' professional skills and services. During the visit, Zhou Haoli also held a discussion with representatives of Indonesian students and had a video chat with Indonesian students interning abroad in the library lobby.
The two sides held formal talks in Yugui Hall. Lina said that the friendship between China and Indonesia has a long history. The Vice Premier-level mechanism of cultural exchange between China and Indonesia is one of the eight major mechanisms of cultural exchange in China and the first high-level mechanism of cultural exchange between China and developing countries. Mr. Zhou's visit affirms the role of GTU in the cultural exchanges between China and Indonesia. This year marks the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China. Although the cooperation between GTU and the Trishakti School of Tourism in Indonesia has not lasted long, the two sides have made remarkable achievements in student training, cultural exchanges and scientific research cooperation. The two schools have discussed and reached a consensus on the future development of cooperation. We believe that with the support of the Ambassador, cooperation on these projects will develop faster and better. On behalf of the two schools, Zhang Xianchun, the dean of the International College of the Belt and Road Institute, reported to the visiting Ambassador Zhou Haoli on the development of the joint project and the consideration of expanding cooperation in the future.
Zhou Haoli said that Guilin is a beautiful city. He was deeply impressed by the teaching conditions and school-running characteristics of GTU. He believes that the cooperation between GTU and Trishakti School of Tourism has become one of the important achievements of cultural exchanges between China and Indonesia, and the development of the project will provide high-quality support for Indonesian tourism. He expressed confidence in the future of the project and showed his full support for the joint project. He accepted Secretary Lina's invitation to attend the third annual meeting of China-ASEAN Tourism Education Alliance held in Jakarta in June this year.
Lin Boming chaired the Symposium and signed a memorandum of understanding on behalf of GTU with the School of Management and the School of Transportation and Logistics, Trishakti School of Tourism in Indonesia. Ambassador Zhou Haoli and the participants witnessed the signing activities.
Following President Cheng Daopin's visit to the Indonesian Embassy in Beijing on September 14, 2018, GTU and the Indonesian Embassy in China have further exchanges on promoting Sino-Indonesian cooperation in tourism education. Mr. Gudando, Consul General of the Indonesian Consulate General in Guangzhou, Mr. Bimo, Chairman of the Trishakti Foundation, Ms. Fitty, President of the Trishakti School of Tourism, Mr. Aya, President of the Trishakti School of Management in Indonesia, and the leaders of the relevant functional departments and secondary schools of our university participated in the event.