The inaugural ceremony.
The Belt and Road School of Beijing Normal University was established on Wednesday morning, to allow the Chinese university to contribute more to the great cause of co-building the Belt and Road.
The university has actively responded to the Belt and Road Initiative, which has produced fruitful results, said Cheng Jianping, Secretary of the university's Party Committee, during his speech at the inaugural meeting of the school.
Cheng added that opening the school will help the university better engage in the initiative.
Cheng Jianping, Secretary of the university's Party Committee, speaks at the ceremony.
During the meeting, Chinese official Gan Zangchun with the Ministry of Justice also expressed his recognition of the university’s research and achievements in promoting construction of the Belt and Road.
The school is expected to cultivate talents and provide ideological support for building the Belt and Road, Gan added.
Gan Zangchun with the Ministry of Justice speaks at the ceremony.
The Belt and Road School, as a comprehensive teaching and research institute, with disciplinary advantages and a focus on major national development strategies, will endeavor to offer effective decision-making consultation services for relevant departments alongside a new platform to enhance friendship and exchanges between countries along the Belt and Road.