On Oct. 17, President Qiu Yong received guests from Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and IDB Investment Corporation (IDB Invest) at Tsinghua University. In order to deepen cooperation, a MoU was signed between the three parties during the visit.
Qiu Yong expressed
thanks to IDB and IDB Invest for their long-standing support and assistance in pushing
forward cooperation and exchanges between Tsinghua University and units in
Latin America. With “Belt and Road” initiative increasingly recognized
internationally, Tsinghua University is making continuous progress in
globalization and developing more extensive cooperation with universities,
enterprises and government agencies in Latin American countries. It is hoped
that joint efforts could be made by the two sides to carry forward internship
programs, academic exchanges, research projects and talent cultivation.
Luis Alberto Moreno, IDB President, said he was delighted for Tsinghua University for its significant progress in discipline construction and internationalization. IDB and IDB Invest have had successful collaboration with PBC School of Finance at Tsinghua University (PBCSF) in terms of research and academic exchange in recent years. He believes the signing of MoU is a milestone for both sides and expects to work together with Tsinghua to cultivate more talents with international view.
Hao Zhou, Associate Dean of PBCSF, believes cooperation with IDB strengthens the School’s ties with international organizations. The signing of MoU is of great significance to PBCSF and will bring more valuable opportunities for students, he said.
Qiu Yong, President of Tsinghua University, Luis Alberto Moreno, IDB President, James Scriven, CEO of IDB Invest, Hao Zhou, Associate Dean of PBCSF, and Yuan Yuan, Assistant Dean of PBCSF, joined the meeting.