"As a graduate of Huazhong University of Science and Technology (HUST), I am so glad to return to my alma mater to give a speech." On September 30th, HUST alumna, the Vice Minister of Finance of Mongolia, BULGANTUYA KHURELBAATAR, headed a Mongolian delegation to HUST and attended the "China-Mongolia Financial Policy Planning and Reform Seminar".
Mr. Xu Xiaodong, Vice President of HUST, met with Bulgantuya and the Mongolian delegation and presented her the appointment of guest professor. He pointed out that HUST attached great importance to the exchanges and cooperation with Mongolia. He was proud of the accomplishments achieved by Bulgantuya and hoped that she would continue her efforts to make greater contributions to the enhancement of the communication and collaboration between China and Mongolia.
Bulgantuya delivered a speech in the lecture hall of the School of Economics. In her speech, Bulgantuya first recalled the good times when she was studying at HUST and expressed her deep gratitude to HUST. She congratulated the People's Republic of China on its 70th anniversary. "Since the establishment of diplomatic ties 70 years ago, the communication and collaboration between the two countries in various fields have yielded fruitful results. Grasping new historical opportunities, the cooperation between the two countries will surely be further strengthened."
After the visit to the History Exhibition Hall of the School of Economics, the HUST Administraive Service Center, Wuhan National Laboratory for Optoelectronics, Xianda Building of WUTONGYU Academic Exchange Center, and Friendship Apartment, Bulgantuya highly praised the development of HUST in recent years. She also held a meeting with Mongolian students studying at HUST, during which she encouraged them with her own experience to cherish the study opportunity in China and act as a bridge of Sino-Mongolian cultural exchanges. Officials from the International Exchange Center, the School of International Education, the Alumni Work and External Liaison Office and the School of Economics participated in the reception.
Bulgantuya came to China for study under the support of the Chinese government scholarship in 2000. She studied in the School of Economics starting from 2001 and graduated with a Bachelor's Degree in 2006. Afterwards, Bulgantuya got her Master's Degree in Yale University, USA. In 2013, Bulgantuya was elected as the Foreign Secretary of the Mongolian People's Party. In 2015, she paid a special visit to HUST during her visit to China with a delegation of senior cadres of the Mongolian People's Party; and in 2016, she was appointed as the Vice Minister of Finance of Mongolia.