On September 17, 2018, the ceremony featuring the donation of Mr. Ye Tianhui, President of Zhejiang Chamber of Commerce, Mexico to Zhejiang University Education Foundation rounded off at the Alumni Building of Zijingang Campus. Present at the ceremony were President Ye Tianhui and Mrs. Zheng Xiaolian, his wife, Hu Wei, Assistant to President of Zhejiang University, Liu Youshi, Deputy Director of Academic Affairs of Undergraduate School, Xu Baomin, Deputy Director of Policy Research Office, Chen Feng, Director at General Office of International Scholars and Students Exchange, International Relations and the teachers from Development & Liaison Office and China’s Institute of Science, Technology and Education Policy. The ceremony was hosted by Gu Yulin, Deputy Secretary General of Education Foundation.? ?
The donation from President Ye Tianhui is for “China-Mexico Education and Cultural Exchange Fund of Zhejiang University”. While its principal is kept, annual earnings are for supporting undergraduates to study in Mexico. The fund not only complements the exchange programs to Mexico, but opens a new chapter in our exchange with Latin America. Mr. Hu Wei presented the honorary certificate of donation and commemorative plate of ZJU to President Ye Tianhui.
At the ceremony, Mr. Hu Wei conveyed his sincere thanks to President Ye and Madame Ye, and his hopes for more exchanges and cooperation between ZJU and Mexico in personnel training, research, social practice and so on. President Ye said the donation this time was only a start-up fund; more support would be offered and further cooperation would be expected. Liu Youshi also expressed her heartfelt thanks to President Ye for his kindness, and her promise for supporting student exchange programs, laying a solid foundation for the future friendly exchanges between ZJu and Mexican universities.
After the ceremony, President Ye and Madame Ye visited the History Museum, Science and Technology Museum of Zhejiang University.
(Translated by Xu Xueying)