Thai Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn Awarded SDU Honorary Professor
On April 7, Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn of the Kingdom of Thailand paid a visit to Shandong University and was awarded an SDU Honorary Professorship Letter of Appointment by SDU President Zhang Rong.
Thailand Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn delivers a speech on the conferring ceremony.
Princess Sirindhorn said that she has forged an indissoluble bound with China and Chinese culture since she started learning Chinese at her mother's suggestion thirty years ago. She has translated many Chinese novels into Thai which has allowed Thai people to better understand China's history, society, and culture.
Princess Sirindhorn noted that Shandong is the hometown of Confucius and Mencius with a rich traditional culture, and SDU has a profound cultural background and cultivated many talents and expressed that she was very honored and happy to be an honorary professor of SDU.
She stated that friendly feelings and mutual understanding were the foundation for enhancing a mutual friendship and that she was looking forward to further communication and cooperation in the cultural sector and educational sector between China and Thailand to actively engage in cultivating more people as envoys of China-Thailand friendship.[ Editor: Jack ]