Kathmandu, Nepal – In a bid to foster cultural exchange and cooperation, Confucius Institute at Tribhuvan University (CI@TU) and Central Department of Management, Tribhuvan University (CDMTU) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on May 12, 2023. The MOU aims to develop mutually beneficial relations between the two parties and promote exchange and cooperation in Chinese language teaching, HSK examination, culture communication, knowledge exchange on business and management areas, and more.
CI@TU was established in 2020, jointly supported by two Chinese universities, East China University of Technology (ECTU) and Qinghai Minzu University (QMU). It aims to provide Chinese language teaching to those interested in learning the language, assist Nepalese education institutes with Chinese language courses, and promote bilateral language and culture communication. On the other hand, CDMTU is a pioneer institution devoted to offering Master’s level programs in management. The long legacy of the department reflects the culture of equipping its students with creative management skills to professionally serve the business, industry, and public sector.
Under the MOU, both parties will explore and implement various activities, including the development of Chinese language courses, syllabus, and teaching materials, culture introduction related to language teaching, workshops on Chinese language teaching for faculty and students of CDMTU, student exchange programs, disciplinary cooperation, cultural research forums, translation of Chinese and Nepalese classics, and other activities viewed to be mutually beneficial.
Prof. Xin Lugao, Director of CoI@TU, and Prof. Bhawani Shankar Acharya, Head of CDMTU, signed the MOU. The signing ceremony was witnessed by Dr. Bal Ram Duwal, Assistant Professor of CDMTU and Ms. Wang Lisha, Administration Officer of CI@TU. Prof. Dr. Bhoj Raj Aryal, Asso. Prof. Ajay Prasad Dhakal, Asso. Prof. Navaraj Adhikari, Asso. Prof. Gyan Mani Adhikari from CDMTU and Mr. Rajendra Chawal from CI@TU were also present in the signing ceremony.