Published Date: 2019-04-14, Sunday
MOU signed between Yunnan University and Kathmandu University
A Memorandum of Understanding was signed between Yunnan University, China and Kathmandu University on 12 April 2019 during the visit of members of Board of Trustees of Kathmandu University to Kunming, China. The scope of this MOU is related to Himalayan glaciology, hydrology, meteorology, climatology, disaster and other science and technology related fields. This MOU will facilitate exchange of materials and equipment for education and research, publications, scientific data and academic information; exchange of faculty, research scholars and students; joint research in both Nepal and China; and, short-term in-service and pre-service training courses. Prof. Dr. Lin Wenxun, President, Yunnan University represented his University. The team from Kathmandu University included Mr. Daman Nath Dhungana, Chairperson of Board of Trustees; Prof. Dr. Bhadra Man Tuladhar, Mr. Krishna Bahadur Manandhar, Mr. Ramesh Nath Dhungel, Members of Board of Trustees; Prof. Dr. Subodh Sharma, Registrar; Prof. Dr. Shengli Wang, Director, Confucius Institute at Kathmandu University; Dr. Kalpana Kharbuja from School of Medical Sciences; and Ms. Prateekshya Shakya from the Office of the Vice Chancellor. Associate Prof. Dr. Rijan Kayastha, Department of Environment Science and Engineering was also present at the occasion.
Immediately after the MOU signing, a follow up meeting was held at the Institute of International Rivers and Eco-security, Yunnan key lab of International rivers and trans-boundary eco-security headed by the Registrar of Kathmandu University and attended by the Director and Professors of the Institute.