（中外新闻社 中外新闻网记者 刘登臣北京报道）2022年1月4日下午，泰国驻华大使阿塔育•习萨目阁下泰国大使馆会见中外新闻社总裁韦燕和泰国东方皇家理工大学中国中心负责人曹长林一行。双方就中泰文化教育合作举行深度交流。
On the afternoon of January 4,2022,Thailand’s Ambassador to China H.E.Mr.Arthayudh Srisamoot met with President of Home and Abroad News Press Mrs.Wei Yan and Dean of China Center of Rajamangala University of Technology Tawan Mr.Cao Changlin. Both sides had a deep exchange on cultural and educational cooperation between China and Thailand.
Ambassador Srisamoot said that on the first workday of 2022 New Year, we gathered at the Thai Embassy to discuss the bilateral collaboration, which is very meaningful. The great development of Chinese science and technology has set a model for developing countries, and Thailand hopes to benefit in this regard.
President Wei Yan expressed that Thailand is an important country in the “Belt and Road Initiative”. The “Belt and Road” plays a key role in promoting the development of various fields between China and Thailand. The cooperation between of Rajamangala University of Technology Tawan in Thailand and Guangzhou Institute for Industrial Development in Greater Bay Area is a successful example in educational cooperation of the two countries.
Dean of China Center of Rajamangala University of Technology Tawan and Dean of Guangzhou Institute for Industrial Development in Greater Bay Area Mr. Cao Changlin said that Rajamangala University of Technology Tawan in Thailand is a comprehensive university of science and technology that focuses on the two-way development of research and application. Majesty King Rama IX Bhumibol Adulyadej aimed to further improve Thailand’s educational level in science and technology, he formally established the Rajamangala Institute of Technology by merging several well-known science and technology universities. Since 2005, the university has been offering degree education at all levels, including undergraduate, master and doctoral programs. In order to implement the “Belt and Road” cultural and educational development strategy, Rajamangala University of Technology Tawan in Thailand and Guangzhou Institute for Industrial Development in Greater Bay Area established a cooperation project. Currently, this project has been jointly educated nearly a hundred doctors and many high-level talents. Among all programs, music education, fine arts, digital transformation and innovation, and management are particularly popular. There are not only professors from Peking University, Tsinghua University, Zhejiang University, Sun Yat-sen University, South China University of Technology, Jinan University, Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications, Central South University, Central Conservatory of Music, Xinghai Conservatory of Music, Guangzhou Academy of Fine Arts and other famous Chinese and Thailand universities. Many academicians and scholars from the Chinese Academy of Sciences, the Chinese Academy of Engineering, and the International Eurasian Academy of Sciences also participate in those programs to fully communicate and use the teaching resources, academic resources and educational equipment to jointly cultivate innovative high-level talents with international perspectives.
Ambassador Srisamoot carefully reviewed the introduction materials of the Guangzhou Institute for industrial development in Greater Bay Area, and highly appreciated the foresight, wisdom and implementation of the official leadership of the Guangzhou Institute for Industrial Development in Greater Bay Area. He expressed his gratitude to the school in supporting Thailand’s education sector. He also said that China is a beautiful country with unique charms of humanities and natural landscapes. As Thailand’s ambassador to China, I will actively support Thailand’s cooperation with China in various fields.
President Wei Yan said that Home and Abroad News Press is not only a media to deliver news, but also a friendship bridge for promoting peace and cooperation around the world. In the transnational and interdisciplinary era, it is very important for the strategic development of world-class universities through transnational educational exchanges. The Guangzhou Institute for Industrial Development in Greater Bay Area is a research institute with the purpose of building high-end think tanks and helping the government to establish new urban development and sustainable industrial development. At this point, Home and Abroad News Press aims to support and promote the Greater Bay Area to strengthen innovation drive at the frontiers of global science and technology and make more contributions to introduce strategic leading national scientific devices, major domestic and foreign scientific research platforms, scientific and technological projects and top global talents.
At the end of the meeting, both sides reached a consensus on the next step to jointly hold the "2022' China-Thailand Cultural and Education Cooperation Forum" in Guangzhou to further strengthen the civil communication and cultural exchanges between the two peoples of China and Thailand with the key theme of “China-Thailand One Family”.