On November 14, 2018, the Consul of the People's Republic of China in Odesa, Sun Liucun, Deputy Consul General Chen Yuyuzun and Vice-Consul Wang Ci visited ORIPA NAPA under the President of Ukraine.
Diplomats met with Director of the institute Mykola Izha and the staff of the Communications Department. The head of the Institute congratulated the Consul General on his appointment to the Odesa post, provided information on the system of training of management personnel in Ukraine and the main areas of the Institute's activities. Also, Mykola Izha commented on the developments in the international cooperation of the Institute and expressed his gratitude for the support from the Consulate General for establishing professional contacts with higher educational institutions in China, in particular, with the Beijing Administrative Institute.
In turn, the Consul General thanked the Institute for the invitation and expressed his readiness to further enhance the strengthening of bilateral ties during his diplomatic tenure in Odesa. Sun Liucun emphasized that the ORIPA NAPA under the President of Ukraine is the first institution of higher education in Odessa that he visited on a working visit.
During the meeting, the sides discussed issues the development of bilateral cooperation, in particular the organisation of educational and cultural events at the Institute, and further support by the Consulate General for bilateral partnerships with Chinese institutions.
The First Deputy Director Mykola Popov introduced the representatives of the Consulate General to the material and technical facilities of the Institute and the educational process. Both sides exchanged gifts symbolising Chinese and Ukrainian culture.