North Campus, Guangdong University of Foreign Studies, June 30th, 2022: Led by Consul General Ben Perkasa Drajat, the delegation of the Consulate General of Indonesia in Guangzhou visited GDUFS’s north campus on the morning of June 30th. They were warmly greeted by SHI Youqi, Secretary of the Party Committee and President of GDUFS, at the VIP Guest Room of the Executive Building. Both sides exchanged views on cooperation in Indonesian language education and talent cultivation.
SHI welcomed the delegation and introduced GDUFS. He pointed out that GDUFS, as a major base of training international talents in both foreign studies and studying international strategies in South China, values openness and has built a cooperative relationship with 12 Indonesian universities and institutions including Universitas Negeri Yogyakarta. The Indonesian major was established in 1970 in GDUFS and was certified as a national first-class major in 2020. In addition, the Center for Indonesian Studies of GDUFS has carried out various academic exchanges and strives to become a high-level think tank for enterprises and governments. He looks forward to a strengthened future connection by working with more Indonesian universities and institutions, promoting student exchanges, faculty visits and joint research, and fostering cultural and economic exchange.
Consul General Ben Perkasa Drajat extended his gratitude for GDUFS’s dedication to cultivating excellent Indonesian major graduates and facilitating China-Indonesian communication and cooperation. China-Indonesian relations have stood the test of time, and continue to flourish in terms of economic, cultural and technological cooperation. He expects both sides to deepen their friendship while also enhancing exchange and collaboration.
Relevant officials from the Office of International Cooperation and Exchange, the Faculty of Asian Languages and Cultures, the Faculty of Chinese Language and Culture, as well as the Center for Indonesian Studies attended the meeting.