Memorandum of cooperation signed between University of Macau and Council of Rectors of Portuguese Universities
Tuesday, May 03, 2011
A short article from here a few days ago. Oh, and in other news Canada is just about finished its election, and Bin Laden was killed yesterday.
The University of Macau and the Council of Rectors of Portuguese Universities signed a memorandum of cooperation on Tuesday for the promulgation of the Portuguese language in Asia, in a ceremony that included the participation of minister Mariano Gago.
The memorandum was signed by rector Wei Zhao of the University of Macao and president António Rendas of the Council of Rectors of Portuguese Universities, who travelled to Macao with the minister of Science, Technology and Higher Education of the Portuguese government.
The memorandum aims at "cooperation in research in all areas, advancing the knowledge of the Portuguese language in Asia." The University of Macau aims to be the pivotal point between Chinese universities and universities from Portuguese-speaking countries.