Students completed volunteer service for the 5th Meeting of China-ASEAN FTA Joint Committee

Author:wangshuwen   Time:2014-04-29     Hits:1295  

From  March 11th to 13th, the 5th Meeting of China-ASEAN FTA Joint Committee was held in Jinjiang Hotel, Chengdu. Ten ASEAN countries (Laos, Cambodia, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam, Malaysia, Singapore, Brunei, the Philippines, Indonesia, the ASEAN Secretariat), the Chinese Ministry of Commerce, Development and Reform Commission, the Ministry of Finance, Ministry of Agriculture, General Administration of Customs, General Administration of Quality Supervision and other national ministries attended the General Assembly. 15 volunteers chosen by the Foreign Languages Department of SWJTU-Emei get involved in the volunteer service, including information gathering, conference assistance, airport transfer, liaison-escort interpretation and so on.

Although the formal meeting lasted only three days, they worked for almost two weeks. After receiving the professional training by the Department of Commerce and the Department of Foreign Languages, they all mastered the knowledge of diplomatic etiquette and business meetings and were praised by all the delegations for their prominent professional skills and the overall qualities. Excellent performances of the volunteers highlighted the spirits of Southwest Jiaotong University.