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Peking University delegation visits Hong Kong

JAN . 15 2018
Peking University, Jan. 12, 2018: From December 18 to 22, 2017, Hao Ping, chairman of the PKU Council and president of the Education Foundation led a delegation to visit Hong Kong, acompanied by Liu Yucun, vice chairman of the PKU Council and chairman of the PKUHSC Council, and Xiao Yuan, vice president of PKUHSC. They attended the PKU New Year Exchange Meeting, visited alumni, honorary trustees and friends in Hong Kong, and witnessed the signing of a donation agreement of about 180 million yuan.

Donation by Mr. Robert Kuok

Donation by Alumnus Patrick Chen

In order to help Peking University to grow into an internationally renowned first class university and promote the development of China's education, many entrepreneurs and friends from Hong Kong offered generous donations to PKU to fully support the development and construction of Peking University. Among them, Hong Kong Luen Thai Group Chairman Mr. Tan Siu Lin donated the establishment of "PKUHSC Tan Siu Lin Education Fund" to support research in the field of traditional Chinese medicine.

On December 19, Hao Ping and his delegation attended the PKU New Year Exchange Meeting with "Thanksgiving, Sharing and Exchange" as its theme. More than 40 Hong Kong business elites came to the meeting. Four PKU experts respectively shared ideas about the meeting theme from different angles and communicated with the guests present at the meeting. Liu Yucun shared his overall understanding of health and introduced the comprehensive advantages and leading position of PKU Medicine. He received warm responses at the meeting.

On the evening of December 20, Hao Ping and his delegation also visited PKU alumni in Hong Kong. At the dawn of the New Year, he brought them the university’s greetings and best wishes, and invited them to come back to PKU to celebrate her 120th birthday next year.

Group Photo at the PKU New Year Exchange Meeting

During the visit, Hao Ping and his delegation also visited many friends and honorary trustees in Hong Kong including Tung Chee Hwa, Sui Kei Lee, Chih-Hsiang Huang, Ronnie Chan. He introduced to them the status quo of Peking University and the development vision of "Double-First Class" Initiative. They all paid great attention to the construction and development of Peking University and expressed their desire to contribute to the university’s 120th Anniversary celebrations.

Written by:
Wu Zhaoxia
Edited by: Liu Xin, Zhang Jiang
Source: PKU News
Link: http://bynew.bjmu.edu.cn/zhxw/2018n/194307.htm