On February 17, Ms. ZHOU Kaixuan and herteam from LI Ka Shing Foundation (the LKSF) paid a visit to Zhejiang Universityand participated in a conference for related projects, during which the twosides conducted in-depth discussions on further cooperation. Academician WUZhaohui, President of Zhejiang University delivered a speech at the conference.
The LKSF has strengthened human andcultural resources in its support for educational programs, and has built acaring society for human progress and development by funding medical projects.
LUO Weidong, Vice President of ZhejiangUniversity chaired the conference and Academician BA Denian, Honorary Dean ofSchool of Medicine was also present. All the guests witnessed the signing of MoUbetween College of Animal Sciences, Zhejiang University and American EvolveBiosystems.
WU Zhaohui first expressed his gratitudeto the LKSF for its continued support of Zhejiang University. He then introducedZhejiang University from its history, future development and cooperationexpectations. He stated, in recent years, Zhejiang University has fullyimplemented “Five Major Systems” and “Five Major Layouts”, and the coordinatedpromotion of “Five Major Strategies” to enhance its core competitiveness.Opening-up and development, reform and innovation as well as global interactionare valuable experience in its progress. In the future, Zhejiang Universitywill build a closer community with partners and he hoped both sides couldfurther their cooperation and take the lead in some areas.?
Then Ms. ZHOU Kaixuan conveyed Mr. LIKa-Shing’s New Year greetings. She highlighted many major problems are still facinghuman beings in the new year and to some we failed to find solutions; however,the meaning of life lies in developing our fun and cherishing hope for everyonein searching for answers. As seeking truth and pursuing innovation remain the mottoof Zhejiang University, Mr. LI often instructed the members of the Foundationto do right things and realize dreams with good intentions. He also hopedeveryone could march forward with luck and faith in 2019.
Academician BA Denian said, “As a foundationwith novel ideas, views and bright prospects, the LKSF shows me what realwin-win cooperation is. We feel strong patriotism and national ethos shown by Mr.LI Ka-Shing during our long years’ contact with him.”
Besides, the participants conductedin-depth communications on women-caring projects as well as sci-tech andcultural projects on the same day. ?
Principalsof the LKSF, Horizons Ventures and Evolve Biosystems, along with heads, expertsand scholars of Zhejiang University Education Foundation and relevantdepartments participated in the exchanges.?
(Written by Ke Yineng / Photos by ZhuYuanzhi)