Tsinghua is China’s leading University recently ranked twenty second globally by the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2019.
In his welcome remarks, Prof. Nawangwe noted that Makerere University will greatly benefit from the collaboration with Tsinghua University.
“As the Ugandan population continues to grow rapidly, cities and urban centres are getting more crowded each passing day. Nevertheless, any visitor to China will notice that despite the large population, public transportation as well as law and order work promptly.
Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe (R) and Assoc. Prof. Huang Yu (L) show off the signed MoU. Rear Centre is the International Office’s Ms. Martha Muwanguzi: FILE PHOTO
“The opportunities of collaboration are immense!” remarked the Vice Chancellor, before adding “Through Staff and Student exchanges, we can take advantage of Tsinghua University’s top most expertise to work with Ugandan Government agencies and security organs to jointly develop our own programmes on security.”Prof. Nawangwe remarked.
Assoc. Prof. Huang Yu IPSR’s Zhang Pengbin declared that the MoU signing is the bottle opener for all the activities between the two parties.
“From security we can move on to areas such as terrorism and anti-terrorism, traffic control and many other areas in which Tsinghua has developed great expertise” he said.