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Confucius Institute welcomes Chinese Embassy

03 May 2013

The wife of the Chinese Ambassador this week visited the Confucius Institute for Traditional Chinese Medicine (CITCM) at London South Bank University (LSBU).

Mrs Hu Pinghua was welcomed by LSBU's Vice Chancellor Martin Earwicker, Pro Vice Chancellor (external) Bev Jullien, as well as staff from the Confucius Institute and guests from the Chinese Embassy.

Bev Jullien, LSBU's Pro Vice Chancellor (external), thanked the Chinese Embassy for their support to the University and the CITCM. Executive Director of the CITM, Dr. Min Liu, expressed gratitude for the support and encouragement the Chinese embassy has extended towards the CITCM.

Praising the development of the Institute, Mrs Hu Pinghua said: "The Confucius Institute for Traditional Chinese Medicine has made tremendous progress in promoting language teaching and Chinese culture in Britain."

"The Institute's specialism in Chinese wellbeing has become of particular interest to people in the UK and is a great way to enhance the mutual understanding between China and the UK."

Mrs Hu Pinghua also thanked the Confucius Institute, the University and Chinese language lecturers for their hard work and commitment the 'Sunshine school' - a Confucius Classroom set up in the Chinese Embassy by the Institute.

Find out more about the Confucius Institute for Traditional Chinese Medicine (CITCM) at LSBU.

 
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