Русский | 'DECR Communication Service of the Russian Orthodox Church' | April 3, 2006 10:35
English Translation by Nina Tkachuk Dimas

President of Peking University visited Moscow Spiritual Schools

The President of the Peking University, Mr. Xu Zhihong, arrived in Russia to participate in the international forum of universities of the countries of Europe, America and China which is taking place in the "Lomonosov" Moscow State University.

On April 1, 2006 within the context of the cultural program for Forum participants Mr. Xu Zhihong, accompanied by employees of the Moscow State University and the representative of embassy of the Chinese People's Republic in the Russian Federation, visited Russia's oldest institution of higher educational - the Moscow Spiritual Academy and heart of Russian Orthodoxy, the Trinity-St. Sergius Lavra.

Guests toured the Lavra and the church-archeological chamber of Moscow State U. Afterwards the delegation met with the secretary of academic council, archpriest Paul Velikanov and with the assistant to the rector on general matters, hieromonk Melety (Sokolov).