China's Jiangxi Province, Bulgaria's Sofia Region sign MoU on education cooperation

Updated: 2019- 03- 18

  March 16 (Xinhua) -- China's Jiangxi Province and Bulgaria's Sofia Region signed here on Saturday a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on Educational Cooperation, the Sofia Region said in a press release on its website.

  The memorandum aims to encourage and support respective educational departments as well as colleges and universities to conduct exchanges and cooperation.

  "In order to train talents needed in bilateral cooperation so as to enhance mutual understanding and promote friendly exchanges and cooperation, Jiangxi Province plans to offer scholarship of Jiangxi Provincial Government to five students of Sofia Region in the second half of 2019," the memorandum said.

  "The specific matters concerning five students from Sofia Region coming to Jiangxi to study will be facilitated and supported by departments of foreign affairs and education of the two sides," it said.

  The memorandum was also signed with a view of promoting bilateral friendly exchanges and cooperation so as to further push forward the consolidation and development of sister province/region relationship, it said.