On 17 September 2019, the Fifth Executive Council Meeting of UASR was held in XJTU. The representatives from Executive Council Members gathered in XJTU and discussed the development of the alliance and explored the cooperation. The meeting was hosted by the UASR Secretariat.
Xi Guang, President of Xi'an Jiaotong University delivered a welcome speech on behalf of UASR Secretariat. HE Changzhong, delivered a working report of UASR on behalf of the Secretariat. In the report, he reviewed the work progress of the UASR including the recent events characteristics, cooperation development and mechanism construction. He stated in the report that with the joint efforts of UASR members, especially the executive members, the mechanism made a big progress in these years. The UASR Summer Camp, Silk Road International school program, and the silk road robotics innovations competition achieved great success.
After the report, the membership applications of 3 universities were reviewed and got the approval in the meeting. The new members are South Ural National University, Em Lyon Business University,West Timisoara University. Up to now, 154 universities from 38 countries and regions have become members of the University Alliance of the Silk Road.