Honorable (Mrs) Leela Devi Dookun-Luchoomun, Minister of Education and Human Resources, Tertiary Education and Scientific Research was present for the opening ceremony of the Confucius Institute at the University of Mauritius.
Mr Wu Minfeng, Professor and Chairman of the Council of ZSTU and Mrs. Mohee, Professor and Vice Chancellor of UoM, were also present at the opening ceremony. A delegation of students from ZSTU presented traditional Chinese dancing and a show to an audience of about 400 guests.
Mr Wu Minfeng and Mrs. Mohee delivered their speeches respectively, stating that the establishment of Confucius Institute symbolizes the friendship between the two countries and wish that the Confucius Institute serves as a platform to promote cultural and academic exchanges between the two countries.
The term wǔshù is Chinese for "martial arts"; 武 wǔ = military or martial, 术 shù = art