On April 1st, 2014, Tianjin Railway Technical and
held the opening ceremony for ERC training program in the big auditorium. Mr. Habteselassie, Ethiopian Embassy Counselor, Mr. Sarka and Mr. Tekela, Deputy CEO of Rail Operations & Services of ERC, Mr. Abraham, HR Director and Logistics Director of ERC, Mr. Li Jiulin, Deputy CEO of CCECC Ethiopian Branch, Ms. Chen Tengbo, Deputy Director of International Exchange Department of Tianjin Educational Committee, Mr. Li Wei, Deputy Director of HR and Educational Department of Tianjin Human Resources and Social Security Bureau, and members of the college management, and some teachers of the college (more than 500) attended the ceremony.
On behalf of the whole staff of Tianjin Railway Technical and
, President Li Qunxian delivered a speech at the Opening Ceremony, extending warmest welcome to the coming of 251 Ethiopian trainees and gratitude for the support from the superiors. He also reviewed our history of international cooperation, the long-established friendship between Africa and
, and the promise to offer high quality technical training and accommodations for ERC trainees. It is hoped that the training program can further the corporation of the two parties.
Mr. Sarka expressed thanks for the dedicated preparation and arrangements provided by our college. He also extended hopes for ERC trainees in his speech.
Mr. Temane, on behalf of all the trainees, expressed thanks for ERC and our college and the willing to learn railway technologies and their determination to bring railway knowledge back to their own country.
Counselor from the Embassy, Mr. Habette pointed out in his speech that we two countries had a long history of friendship. He also mentioned that the corporation between the two countries offered substantial help for
attached great importance to the program. It was after thorough investigations and careful comparisons that they had chosen Tianjin Railway Technical and
. They were highly confident with the college and that the program would turn their trainees into high-quality talents.
Ms. Chen Tengbo, from Tianjin Educational Committee, said in her speech that Tianjin Railway Technical and
was a great railway college with reputation and long history. The choice of ERC showed their trust on the college and on the vocational education of
. She extended her hope for the program to be win-win and further corporation between the two parties.
Vice-president Zhang Qikun hosted the opening ceremony.
Tianjin Television ran a complete record of the whole process of the ceremony and played it at Tianjin TV Station. Tianjin Daily, Tianjin Education Report, Tianjin Human Resources and Social Security Net and other local media were all there witnessing the moment.