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Ambassador of Iraq to China Shorsh Said visits Peking University

DEC . 13 2021
Peking University, Decemeber 13, 2021:  Shorsh Said, ambassador of the Republic of Iraq to China visited Peking University along with his delegation on December 4. PKU President Hao Ping and Vice President Wang Bo met with the visitors at Lin Hu Xuan.

Hao Ping met Shorsh Said

Shorsh Said and his delegation were greeted warmly by President Hao Ping. During their meeting, President Hao Ping stated that PKU was one of the first universities to offer the Arabic major. Over the last half-century, PKU has cultivated many Arabic talents in various fields and it is certain that in the future, both universities will work more closely in areas such as higher education and cultural exchange.

Shorsh Said expressed his appreciation for the warm reception and noted the profound history of exchanges between China and Iraq. He spoke highly of China’s socio-economic development and invited Peking University to exchange outstanding academic resources with Baghdad to elevate and boost higher education exchanges between Iraq and China.

Group photo

Following the meeting, Shorsh Said and his delegation headed to Wen-shi Classroom Building to meet with PKU’s undergraduate class of 2020 from the Department of Arabic Language and Culture.

Written by: Kang Meiling
Edited by: June Tan Rui Min
Source: PKU News (
Chinese)