A team of delegates from Zhejiang Sci-Tech University (ZSTU), China visited the BGMEA University of Fashion and Technology (BUFT) on May 27th 2019. The ZSTU delegation consisted of Wenlong ZHOU (Vice President, ZSTU), Weiming ZHU (Associate Dean, ZSTU International Education), Xiaowei GU (Associate Director, ZSTU International Exchange) Xiaopeng WANG (Associate Dean, ZSTU Institute of Science & Technology), and Bihua JIN (Associate Dean, ZSTU School of Law and Political Science). The ZSTU team had a fruitful meeting with honorable Chairman Muzaffar U Siddique and exchanged pleasantries with the Chairman. The team was welcomed at BUFT by honorable acting Vice Chancellor Professor Dr. Ayub Nabi Khan, honorable treasurer Professor Dr. Abu Raihan, along with other Deans and faculty members who were present in the meeting.

ZSTU Vice President handed over invitations for participation in the training workshop on Processing Technology and Innovation Design of Modern Silk Products to be held in ZSTU, China in October 2019. BUFT and ZSTU have formed a splendid partnership over the past two years, and during this time 36 students from BUFT went on to complete their Masters degree at ZSTU. Another 18 students are in contention to pursue their postgraduate studies at ZSTU later this year. During this visit, both BUFT and ZSTU have agreed on consolidating their existing partnership by commencing PhD and joint degree programs, creating research opportunities and enabling students to attend training programs at both partner institutions.