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Wissanu Krea-ngam, Thai Deputy Prime Minister Receiving CSU Delegation

From CSU News Center

Updated: 2017-11-17 14:45:09.0

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On the afternoon of November 14, Wissanu Krea-ngam, Thai Deputy Prime Minister received the CSU delegation led by CSU Vice President Chen Chunyang in the Prime Minister’s Office. Mr. Zhan Jinbo, Member of Thai Legislative Council, and Mr. Zheng Yingwen, Vice President of The China-Thailand Council for Cultural Promotion co-attended the meeting.

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Deputy Prime Minister Wissanu Krea-ngam extended his warm welcome to the delegation, congratulating the two universities (CSU and a Thai university) on the memorandum on joint cultivation of high speed rail personnel. He said that Thailand highlighted the construction and development of China-Thailand Rail Cooperation Project and attributed their gratitude to CSU for its efforts in advancing rail transportation, especially in the cultivation of high speed rail personnel. Thai government would back CSU up to conduct cooperation with Thai universities in high speed rail and extend it to other Chinese leading fields, medicine, for instance.


Vice President Chen Chunyang reported to Deputy Prime Minister Wissanu Krea-ngam the characteristics of CSU development and the signing of  the memorandum of cooperation project on high speed rail personnel cultivation with King Mongkut's University of Technology North Bangkok (KMUTNB). He observed that CSU hoped to foster long term partnership with KMUTNB in education in correspondence to the “Belt and Road” initiative and Thailand and Southeast Asia’s need for personnel in railway construction and operation, joining hands to extend the fruitful cooperation to talent cultivation, scientific and technological innovation and cultural communication.

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During the visit, the CSU delegation was received by Mr. Anon, Director of Thai National Railway Administration, with whom they had an in-depth talk over the high speed rail technical cooperation and personnel cultivation. Director Anon showed his support for the cooperation between CSU and KMUTNB. The delegation visited labs of Chiang Mai University and Chulalongkorn University and had exchanges with them. As for KMUTNB, CSU has detailed in the cooperation affair in the next period and has co-decided to form task force to advance the cooperation to perform joint enrollment in 2018.

This visit to Thailand boasts the great support and full involvement of Mr. Lumpini, Chairman of The China-Thailand Council for Cultural Promotion, receiving intensive attention and extensive report from mainstream Thai media and Chinese media.