Chinese State Councilor Liu Yandong (R Front) meets with University of Pennsylvania President Amy Gutman, in Beijing, capital of China, Jan. 8, 2009. (Xinhua/Li Tao)
BEIJING, Jan. 8 (Xinhua) -- Chinese State Councilor Liu Yandong met here on Thursday with Amy Gutmann, president of the University of Pennsylvania of the United States.
Liu said China's education should face up to the world and the future, and aim at building the prestigious universities, thus China should strengthen cooperation with foreign countries on the high-level personnel training and scientific research.
She said China attached importance to exchanges with the U.S. in education, hoping the University of Pennsylvania enhance cooperation and exchanges with Chinese universities to promote friendship between the youth of the two countries.