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Liu Yandong: Foreign Affairs Education Must Serve the Interests of the Party

On December 10, 2009, Liu Yandong, a member of the CCP Central Committee Political Bureau and a State Councilor, gave a speech at the 2009 National Foreign Affairs Education Conference, Xinhua reported.

Liu pointed out that the work of foreign affairs education, as part of diplomatic foreign affairs, must serve the overall interests of the Party and the country and make contributions to the building of China’s socialist and modernized education system.

The work of foreign affairs education must strengthen the communication and cooperation between Chinese schools and foreign schools, send Chinese students to study abroad, invite foreigners to study in China, recruit Chinese professionals from overseas, and promote Chinese language education internationally.

Source: Xinhua, December 10, 2009