Under the framework of strengthening relations between Egypt and China, the president of Alexandria University Dr. Essam Elkurdi received Dr. Yao Tsi Meng the vice director of international relations in Shanghai University.

Dr. Kurdi said that the university is keen on contacting with the Chinese civilization and cooperation with Shanghai University in Chinese language education. He added that new activities will be created including cultural exhibitions and shows. He also declared that Confucius Institute will have professional role beside its cultural role where it will be established in the complex of human sciences.

The meeting was attended by Dr. Hisham Gaber  the university deputy for Education and Students Affairs, Dr. Mokhtar Yousef the university deputy for Graduate Studies and Research, Dr. Hasan Nadir the Advisor of International Relations and Dr. Gihan Gwifl the University deputy for International Cooperation.