Confucius Institute at the University of Ghana Marks Fifth Anniversary and Launches Alumni Association

By | June 22, 2018

Confucius Institute at the University of Ghana Marks Fifth Anniversary and Launches Alumni Association

His Excellency, Mr. Wang Shiting, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of China to Ghana
On May 30, 2018, the Confucius Institute at the University of Ghana marked its 5th Anniversary in a festive event at the auditorium of its new building. The event also witnessed the launch and inauguration of the Alumni Association of the Confucius Institute at the University of Ghana.
Dignitaries who graced the occasion with their presence were, Mr. Wang Shiting, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of China to Ghana, Mr. Jiang Zhouteng, the Political Counselor of the Chinese Embassy in Ghana, Ms. Catherine Afeku, Minister of Culture, Arts and Tourism, Professor Samuel Agyei-Mensah, Provost of the College of Humanities, University of Ghana, Mr. Edward Boateng, Ghana’s Ambassador to the Republic of China, Mr. Godfred Amoo, Chairman of China-Ghana Friendship Association, Mr. Tang Hong, President of Ghana Overseas Chinese Association, Chairman of Ghana China Association of Industry and Commerce, and Mr. Zhou Senlin, Advisory Director of Ghana Association of Chinese Societies & Ghana Chinese Chamber of Commerce. Also present were other Chinese Business Association Leaders, teachers and students from various teaching sites, as well as the general public.
The Confucius Institute at the University of Ghana is a bridge of friendship between China and Ghana
At the event, His Excellency, Mr. Wang Shiting, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of China to Ghana, expressed his recognition and appreciation for the various achievements made by the Confucius Institute at the University of Ghana over the past five years. He said that after five years of development, the Confucius Institute at the University of Ghana has become a bridge between Ghana and China, sowing seeds of friendship between China and Ghana, and is becoming a hub for cultural exchanges between China and Ghana.
Ms. Catherine Afeku, Minister of Culture of Ghana, and Professor Samuel Agyei-Mensah, Provost of the School of Humanities at the University of Ghana, in their addresses agreed with the Chinese Ambassador. They stated that since the establishment of the Confucius Institute at the University of Ghana, it has devoted itself to local Chinese language teaching, and continued to meet the needs of students of all ages, and at all levels in Ghana with respect to learning Chinese.
It has organized numerous and varied cultural events to strengthen language and cultural exchanges between the two countries. The Confucius institute has played a positive role.

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