HCMC advances cooperation with German universities
09:29 | 02/03/2018

VGP - Secretary of the Ho Chi Minh City Party Committee Nguyen Thien Nhan has received Professor, Honorary Doctor and President of the German Rectors’ Conference, Horst Hippler.

At the reception,  Nhan highly valued cooperation between Viet Nam and Germany, including educational collaboration.

Mr. Nhan said Hippler’s visit shows German universities’ keen interest in cooperation opportunities between German universities and HCM City as well as municipal universities.

He asked Hippler to share his experience in connecting universities with local authorities in innovative research, and social development promotion, while calling for his support for HCM City in holding university workshops on how to recognize and deal with challenges to the training sector during the fourth industrial revolution.

The official expressed his hope that Hippler will contribute further to enhancing cooperation between German universities and their counterparts in HCM City, as well as strengthening cooperative activities in scientific research, especially in the application of science and technology for urban development.

For his part, Hippler applauded educational collaboration between Germany and Viet Nam, including partnerships between their universities, pledging that he will work to further boost cooperation in higher education.

According to the Professor, apart from training, the Viet Nam-Germany University has great opportunities to participate in HCM City’s development projects.

Mr. Hippler assured his readiness to introduce universities with a great deal of experience in personnel training to HCM City to help it improve the quality of human resources, thus meeting the growing demand for construction and development.

                                                                                                                                     By Vien Nhu

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