On the morning of November 21, Khunying Sumonta Promboon, President of Thailand-based Chitralada Technology Institute, led a delegation to visit Chengdu University (CDU). Peng Xiaolin, Member of the Standing Committee of the Party Committee and Vice President of CDU cordially met the esteemed guests at the guest hall of the College of Chinese & ASEAN Arts. The two sides had friendly talks on comprehensive cooperation between the two universities.
Peng Xiaolin extended her cordial welcome to the guests and briefed on CDU's university-running characteristics, strategic positioning, and discipline construction as well as the integration of talent strategy, characteristics strategy, internationalization strategy, and digital strategy. Peng Xiaolin said that CDU cooperates closely with universities in Thailand. As the first university in Sichuan Province to offer the Thai language major, it has long sent students to Thailand for the internships and Chinese language volunteer programs. As a young city university, CDU highly values students' personality development and is committed to nurturing high-caliber talent, promoting scientific and technological innovation, and contributing to social and economic development. This meeting marked the beginning of a new journey of cooperation between the two universities. Looking into the future, the two universities are expected to enhance their partnership in exchanges of teachers and students, scientific research cooperation, and people-to-people exchanges, which will bring more opportunities and challenges to both sides.
Khunying Sumonta Promboon expressed her gratitude to CDU for its warm reception, spoke highly of its rapid development, and briefed on Chitralada Technology Institute. The Institute has been cooperating with more than 80 well-known enterprises based in Thailand, helping students learn knowledge related to various technical fields and gain on-the-job experience from learning and mentoring. She also mentioned that the two universities share a common goal of talent cultivation, follow the student-centered philosophy, and are committed to nurturing applied talent. She looks forward to expanding cooperation with CDU and promoting cooperation and exchanges in scientific research, overseas student training, and exchanges of teachers and students, thus achieving mutual benefits and win-win results.
Relevant leaders from the Office of International Cooperation and Exchange, the International Department of the College of Chinese & ASEAN Arts, and the School of Mechanical Engineering attended the meeting.