DATE: 2010-12-07

A five member delegation from the China Institute for International Strategic Studies (CIISS) led by Major General Yan Jiangfeng (Retd), Vice Chairman of the institute visited Bangladesh on invitation of BIISS from 05 December 2010 to 10 December 2010. The other members of the delegation were Major General Li Rui (Retd), Senior Advisor, CIISS, Mr. Zhang Linchu, Senior Research Fellow of CIISS, Mr. Hu Yumin, Senior Research Fellow of CIISS and Mr. Jiang Weiqing, Program Officer and Research Fellow of CIISS. During their stay in Bangladesh the Delegation visited Bangladesh Institute of Peace Support Operation Training (BIPSOT) at Rajendrapur Cantonment, National Martyrs Monument at Savar, Coxs Bazar Sea Beach and called on Dr. Dipu Moni, MP, Honourable Minister for Foreign Affairs, Government of the Peoples Republic of Bangladesh, General Md Abdul Mubeen, ndc, psc, Chief of Army Staff, Bangladesh Army, Lieutenant General Abdul Wadud, ndu, psc, Principal Staff Officer, Armed Forces Division and Major General Muhammed Firdaus Mian, psc, Chairman, Board of Governors, BIISS. The Delegation also participated in a day-long Seminar "BIISS-CIISS" Dialogue organized at the BIISS Auditorium. The visiting delegation members exchanged views with BIISS Faculty on each others research undertakings and put emphasis on promoting and reinforcing the cooperation, the mutual exchange of information, the improvement of research and academic programs, and also the exchange of experts and researchers of the two institutes.