On the afternoon of September 16, the online appointment ceremony of the Visiting Professor for Gunnar SnorriGunnarsson was held at Ningbo University. The appointment ceremony was hosted by Vice President Yao Juming, Provost Zhu Da attended and made a speech at the appointment ceremony.
Zhu Da firstly thanked Mr. Gunnarsson for joining Ningbo University. He pointed out in his speech that Mr. Gunnarsson has rich diplomatic experience, international vision and global sentiment, and has unique insights into international cooperation. He hoped that Mr. Gunnarsson would help to promote Ningbo University and hook up Ningbo University with more Icelandic universities to establish Collegial cooperation.
Mr. Gunnarsson expressed his gratitude for joining the Ningbo University. He said that although he has left the ambassadorship, his two terms in China have made China a part of his life. He believes that people-to-people ties are vital to the relationship between China and Iceland, and that education plays a particularly important role in strengthening the relationship. He praised Ningbo University for its contribution to the friendship between China and Iceland.
On behalf of the Ningbo University, Yao Juming signed the appointment agreement with Gunnar Snorri Gunnarsson and the relevant leaders of the Talent Office present the appointment letter.
The International Office and the Talent Office attended the appointment ceremony.