Vice President Chi visits Croatia and Russia
From Sep. 21 to Sep. 25, 2012, under the leadership of Vice president Chi Jian, a Beijing Sport University delegation made a visit to the Croatian Olympic Committee and University of Zagreb. Two other members of the delegation were Prof. Yang Binsheng, director of National Team Affairs Management Office and Ms. Yang Yini, translator of Foreign Affairs Office.
Croatian Olympic Committee President Mr. Metesa, who was the former Prime Minister of Croatia, showed his heartfelt welcome to the delegation. He expressed how much he cherished his experience of studying at Beijing Sport University and was honored to be awarded a doctorate degree there. He expected further cooperation between the Croatian Olympic Committee and Beijing Sport University. Mr. Igor Jukic, Dean of Faculty of Kinesiology, University of Zagreb, met the delegation and exchanged ideas with Vice President Chi on specific ways of cooperation, such as exchanging scholars, coaches and students.
From Sep. 26 to Sep. 29, 2012, Beijing Sport University delegation made a visit to the Russian State University of Physical Education, Sport, Youth and Tourism. President Oleg Matytsin warmly received the delegation. Vice president Chi conveyed President Yang's invitation for President Matytsin to participate in the celebration of the 60th anniversary of the founding of our university. Both sides expressed their wishes for closer cooperation so that they could learn from each other and promote each other.