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3rd Confucius Institute opens in Kazakhstan

07-04-2011 08:33 BJT

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With the fast development of the Chinese economy, the global frenzy of learning the Chinese language is on the rise. Vivid examples of this trend are the Confucius Institutes that are mushrooming around the world.

Adding to the list is a newly-established Confucius Institute, which opened recently at the city of Aktobe in Kazakhstan. It's the third such institutes founded in the country.

The academy was established in collaboration with a normal training college in the local area and the Xinjiang University of Finance and Economics of China.

The establishment of the third Confucius Institute in Kazakhstan, being the largest so far in the country, is an extension of Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev's state visit to China in December 2006.



Editor:Liu Fang |Source: CNTV.CN

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