‘TAGConfucius’ for the ‘Shared Future for Mankind’ conference in China

Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Confucius Institute participated in the 12th Global Confucius Institute Conference held in Xi’an, capital of northwest China’s Shaanxi Province from 12 – 13 December, 2017.

The conference, themed on “Cooperation, innovation and building a community with a shared future for mankind” was attended by nearly 2,500 delegates, including university presidents from over 140 countries and regions. Its main focus was on improving the organizational management of institutes, as well as developing creative courses and cultural programs.

For the first time, a conference forum dedicated to ” The Development of Confucius Institute and the Establishment of a Community with a Shared Future for Mankind” was established, resulting in a total of 15 forums being carried out among university presidents and Confucius Institute directors from China and abroad.

The Executive Director of Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Confucius Institute, Mr. Mamoun Abu Al-Sebaa’, delivered a speech during the Directors’ Forum about “Building Partnerships between Confucius Institutes, Business and Public Organizations”.

“We are proud at TAG-Confucius Institute to be the first private organization, represented by Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Organization, to have a partnership with Confucius Institute Headquarters/Hanban and with Shenyang Normal University as its Chinese partner university” said Mr. Abu Al-Sebaa’. “TAG-Confucius Institute was established in September 2008 to promote Chinese language and culture in Jordan and it’s the first official Chinese language center and the first Chinese Proficiency Test (HSK) center in Jordan”.

He also pointed out that TAG-Confucius Institute is the primary port of call for people and companies seeking engagement with the China business world and highlighted its instrumental role in building bridges between Jordan and China through education, special events, cultural and business exchanges. TAG-CI promotes Hanban’s Scholarships program and facilitates the process for students, scholars and Chinese language teachers seeking to pursue their studies in relevant universities in China. Additionally, it organizes China-visit programs for students and educators and conducts Chinese Business Courses for TAG-Org employees, Jordan Chamber of Commerce, Jordan Engineers Association, Ministry of Tourism and the local community.

TAG-CI organizes introductory information sessions for the China Import and Export Fair (Canton Fair) in cooperation with the Chinese Foreign Trade Center (CFTC) providing an introduction about the Fair’s three stages.

It is noteworthy to mention that HE Dr. Talal Abu-Ghazaleh, head of the TAG-Confucius Institute, was presented with the Individual Performance Excellence Award by China- Confucius Institute Headquarters/Hanban at the opening ceremony of the 12th Confucius Institute Conference.

Source: National News Agency