|Acting Consul General Liu Jun Attended Signing Ceremony of Chicago- Vipkid Strategic Cooperation Agreement|
On November 30th, Acting Consul General Liu Jun attended the signing ceremony to officially establish strategic cooperation between the City of Chicago and Vipkid, an online platform for international children’s education and subsidiary of Beijing Dami Technology Co., Ltd. Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Beijing Dami Technology co-founder Ms. Chen Yuan represented their respective parties in signing the agreement. Former US Senator Mark Steven Kirk and Chairman Pin Ni of Wanxiang America Corporation joined others in attending the ceremony.
In welcoming Vipkid to Chicago, Mayor Emanuel said that other Chinese enterprises are also invited to this city to come and develop their businesses. He acknowledged that through Vipkid, not only will Chinese children get to enjoy Chicago’s finest English teachers, Chicago primary and middle school students can also partake in authentic Chinese language education. Mayor Emanuel hopes that Vipkid will take advantage of its services to play an important role in the furthering of cooperation between China and the US.
On the morning of the 30th, Acting Consul General Liu Jun met with Ms. Chen Yuan and her team members at the Chinese Consulate General to discuss ways in which Vipkid can better cooperate with the Midwest. Commercial Counsellor Zou Xiaoming was present at the meeting.