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Official Handover of the Chair Organization of the BRICS Vocational Education Alliance
Time: 2023-04-17    Source: Xuexi.cn

On April 11th, Liu Limin, President of the China Association for International Exchange in Education and the first Chairman of the BRICS Vocational Education Alliance, led a delegation to visit the Ministry of Higher Education and Training in South Africa under its invitation. He had in-depth talks with Mr. Samuel Zamokuhle Zungu, Deputy Director General and current Chairman of the BRICS Vocational Education Alliance, as well as the education team of the BRICS mechanism in South Africa, and officially completed the handover of the Chair Organization of the BRICS Vocational Education Alliance.

During the meeting, the two parties discussed the main activities of the Alliance in 2023, and had in-depth exchanges on further strengthening exchanges and dialogues in BRICS vocational education, promoting practical cooperation, conducting teacher-student exchanges, and promoting the integration of industry and education. At the same time, they reached an agreement to hold the second BRICS Vocational Education Alliance Presidents’ Forum during the BRICS Education Ministers' Meeting. The forum will be jointly organized by the Alliance Permanent Secretariat Exchange Association and the South African Public College Organization.

During this period, President Liu Limin met with Ms. MDM Phutsisi, the Chairman of the South African Public College Organization, as well as key members such as the Vice Chairman and Secretary General of the organization, to conduct in-depth discussions on the prospects of cooperation in related fields.

Officials of the Chinese Embassy in South Africa also attended the talks, including Li Xudong, Education Counselor, Wang Yongli, Secretary General of the Exchange Association, He Pei, Director of the Vocational Education and Training Department, and Liu Xiaomeng, Deputy Director of the Administration Office.