Prof. Dr. Essam El-Kurdi, President of Alexandria  University has recently Received  the delegation of Ningxia University headed by Professor Mat sungBao;the university Vice-President for Graduate Studies. The visit cameaims to enhance cooperation in academic and scientific fields, establishment of the department of Chinese language in the Faculty of Arts and preparing the laboratory of languages to support Chinese language teaching in addition to providing knowledge sources on the Chinese language and literature by allow students to use the digital library Ningxia University.

During the meeting,Prof. Dr.Essam El-Kurdi welcomed the cooperation with Ningxia University and emphasized AU readiness to receive professors to teach Chinese language in the Faculty of Arts, through a special study program that will begin next September, as well as hosting 24 Chinese students to study Arabic language.

Prof. Dr. Hisham Gaber, Vice-President of the University for Education and Students affairs stated that initiating the Chinese language program in the Faculty of Arts is one of the strategic directions of Alexandria University of openness towards the international universities. He also stressed that AU is keen on expandingstudent exchange and increasing the exchange of faculty members and researchers in scientific fields of common interest