Dear Representative of the University Alliance of the Silk Road Members,
As we are quickly approaching the end of 2018 and the bell for the year of 2019 is soon to strike, I would like to express my best New Year wishes to you and your university on behalf of the Secretariat of the University Alliance of the Alliance (UASR). Thank you for your contributions and support in the past year!
True friends will always feel close even though they are ten thousand miles away from each other. In the past year, thanks to the joint efforts of all members of the Alliance, we have achieved enormous progress. We successfully held a series of activities including the UASR Forum for University Presidents, the fourth Executive Council Meeting of UASR and 2018 World-Class Universities Expo in Xi’an.“The Belt and Road”Advanced Professional Development Program in Power and Energy，2018 UASR Summer Camp, and Youth Leadership Program in the Silk Road and other exchange programs were organized under the auspice of the alliance. The new UASR sub-alliances having been established in the fields of energy, aerospace, chemical industry and intellectual property have greatly promoted the exchanges and cooperation in corresponding research fields.
Academic conferences such as the UASR Culture Heritage Roundtable and the 2018 Global Health Forum of UASRhave obtained fruitful achievements’. All UASR members have achieved more profound friendship, deeper cooperation, and better operational mechanism for UASR.
In 2019, the UASR plans to organize various activities including the UASR Member Assembly, UASR Forum for University Presidents, and Silk Road Leadership Forum. In order to build platforms for academic cooperation, UASR and its sub-alliances will also hold different academic conferences, summer camps, discipline competitions and academic activities that focus on their respective fields of research. The 2019 event announcements for will be issued on the official website of the UASR. and we sincerely expect the participation from your university. Let’s work together for a shared development and bright future.
The Silk Road is a road of friendship, a road of cooperation, and a road for win-win progress. I believe that with the joint efforts of all of us, UASR will surely usher in a better future!
Xi’an Jiaotong University