ArmInfo. The cabinet of the Chinese language and culture was opened at the State Pedagogical University. Khachatur Abovyan in Yerevan.
University rector Ruben Mirzakhanyan at the opening ceremony said that an effective cooperation has been formed between the Armenian Pedagogical University and a number of Chinese institutions, in particular on the organization of cultural and educational programs.
Mirzakhanyan noted that the Chinese language is studied in a university as a second foreign language, while emphasizing that Chinese is studied as a main foreign language in a basic school at a pedagogical university.
In turn, the Chinese Ambassador to Armenia Tian Erlun, who was present at the event, noted that today's event is taking place against the backdrop when relations between China and Armenia are developing dynamically and the opening of the center of Chinese culture at the Pedagogical University is one of the stages of the expansion of the Armenian-Chinese cooperation and contribute to deepening cultural, scientific and educational ties.
It should be noted that in 2018, a school with in-depth study of the Chinese language was opened in Yerevan. The Chinese government allocated 83.4 million yuan (about $ 11 million) for these purposes. The school is located on an area of 15 thousand square meters. and meets all modern standards.