Within the framework of the scientific cultural exchange, His Excellency the Ambassador of China in Khartoum and his accompanying delegation visited the College of Fine and Applied Arts at Sudan University of Science and Technology (SUST), and they were received by Dr. Mohamed Majzoub Al-Hajj, Dean of the College, professors of various departments and students.
Dr. Mohamed Majzoub expressed his happiness with the visit and stated that it serves the interest of consolidating the historical and solid relations between both nations. He said, "The purpose of the visit is to introduce the college, its various departments and the exhibitions in it, and to learn about the students’ artwork."
He further explained that the exchange of visits between the two parties enhances and opens channels of communication in various fields, especially in the field of arts, because of the ancient nobility and uniqueness of Chinese folk culture.
His excellency, the Chinese ambassador stressed his pleasure to visit the College of Fine and Applied Arts. He said, "Our communication with SUST is extended and we commend SUST's progress globally as one of the most distinguished universities and institutes in the Middle East and Africa, and the history of SUST is full of achievements and outstanding performance, as well as a good reputation.”
His excellency, also revealed that their visit to the College of Fine and Applied Arts comes within the framework of the extended and continuous cooperation, expressing that the Chinese and Sudanese cultures are similar in many aspects, due to the civilizations exchange since the ancient silk trade journeys.”
His excellency added, "There are Sudanese students who came to China and excelled in many fields and are fluent in Chinese language with distinction, and we know about their competence, preference and honesty. We hope that the circle of intellectual and knowledge exchange will expand because it represents a point of convergence, understanding and cohesion between the two countries."
At the end of the visit, the Ambassador, accompanied by the Dean and the delegation, toured the various departments of the College in addition to the students' exhibitions. The two parties also exchanged souvenirs.