Xue Li: We applaud AZERTACs preparing Chinese language specialists

“We hail the fact that AZERTAC attaches great importance to training Chinese language specialists as well as promoting Chinese language and culture,” said Secretary General of Xinjiang Institute of Foreign Affairs Xue Li as he met with Director General Aslan Aslanov.

He said their visit aims to learn Azerbaijans economy, its development trends, and to determine promising fields where Azerbaijan could establish ties with Xinjiang Autonomous province.

“We are interested in establishing relations with AZERTAC both directly or via the Confucius Institute. AZERTACs participation in the forum to be held in Urumqi will bring both sides closer to each other,” he added.

MrAslanov highlighted the development of relations between Azerbaijan and China, particularly in the field of information. He spoke of AZERTACs cooperation with Chinese news agency, saying “the two agencies carry out regular information exchange”. The Director General touched upon AZERTACs cooperation with the Confucius Institute. “Already four years, jointly with the Confucius Institute, Chinese language courses have been conducted in AZERTAC. Our agencys employees serve internship in China on a regular basis.”

MrAslanov also said this meeting opened good opportunities for establishing relations with the Xinjiang Institute of Foreign Affairs.