Pakistani, other international students welcomed at Xi’an Jiaotong University

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BEIJING, Oct 15 (APP):The students from Pakistan and other countries were welcomed at a ceremony organized in Xi’an Jiaotong University, in Shaanxi province in Northwest China.
A total of 662 new enrolling foreign students from 88 countries and regions including Pakistan, the United States, Italy, Russia and Kazakhstan were welcomed at the ceremony, according to the Chinese media here on Monday.
Student representatives Elena, an international student from Pakistan, and Tima from Kazakhstan expressed the love they hold for the University and showed gratitude for offering them the opportunities to come to China, gain advanced knowledge and experience Chinese culture. They also said that they would study hard and realize their own value, and wished to become ambassadors of friendship between their nations and China.
Xi Guang, vice president of Xi’an Jiao Tong University, said at present, there are more than 2,700 foreign students studying at Xi’an Jiaotong University. More and more academic exchanges and education cooperation have been promoted between Xi’an Jiaotong University and other world-class universities in recent years that have attracted foreign students to study in Xi’an.
The Silk Road University Alliance, a platform for college students to exchange ideas and for universities to cooperate on talent cultivation and academic study, also helped promote the university to the world.