On August 1, 2016, the 9th China-ASEAN Education and Cooperation Week & 2nd China-ASEAN Education Minister Roundtable Conference was kicked off in Guiyang City of Guizhou Province. Chinese Premier LI Keqiang and Rotating Presidency of ASEAN country, Prime Minister of Laos Thongloun, sent the congratulation letters respectively. Chinese Vice Premier LIU Yandong attended and addressed the opening ceremony. During the ceremony, LIU Yandong and Vice Premiers from ASEAN countries jointly inaugurated for the establishment of the “Association of China-ASEAN Rail Traffic Education and Training” and launched the “Book of 9th China-ASEAN Education Cooperation Week and China-ASEAN Education and China-ASEAN Education Minister Roundtable Conference”.
After the opening ceremony, LIU Yandong and VIPs from ASEAN countries jointly visited the China-ASEAN Rail Traffic Education and Traffic Achievements Exhibition. In front of the logo of the 120th anniversary of BJTU, Mr. CAO Guoyong, Chairman of the University Council, reported the work of BJTU in serving the national “Belt and Road” Initiatives and ”Going Global” of High-speed Railway to Vice Premier LIU Yandong. She spoke highly of the achievements of BJTU in the work of talent cultivation and scientific research in the area of rail traffic.