News Center -TDO-Embassy of the People's Republic of China, the Middle East Technical University and Middle East Technical University Confucius Center hosted the 18th Chinese Bridge Chinese Proficiency Competition’s Turkey elimination at METU Culture and Congress Center.
People’s Republic of China’s Ambassador to Turkey Deng Li, METU Rector Prof. Dr. Mustafa Verşan Kök, contestants and many guests attended to the event.
METU Rector Prof. Dr. Mustafa Verşan Kök said in his opening speech that the competition was a great activity for everyone and was pleased to host the programme.
Chinese Ambassador to Turkey Deng Li said that he was pleased to participate in the competition and thanked to those who contributed to it.
Ambassador Deng also said, "There is a proverb in China; Teachers are the architects of the human spirit.” I would like to express my gratitude to all the teachers here; I believe that the development of cooperation between China and Turkey in order to realize the dreams of the participants in this process will also be very meaningful. "
20 students participated in the contest fromChinese Language and Literature Department ofdifferent universities. Okan Karaaslan from Istanbul University got first place in the competition and Irem Songul Alagöz from Ankara University got the second place.
Okan Karaaslanwill attend the final competition in China and Irem Songul Alagöz will be invited to China to watch the event.