On May 6, Zhoushan International Trade and Tourism Center of the Kingdom of Tonga, was officially founded in Zhejiang Ocean University, which meant the beginning of comprehensive cooperation between Zhejiang Ocean University and The Kingdom of Tonga.
From February 11 to 16, Lord Tuivakano, the honorary Speaker of legislative assembly of the Kingdom of Tonga visited Zhoushan and Zheajiang Ocean University with his delegation. During the visit, president Wu Changwen of ZOU held friendly and constructive discussion with Lord Tuivakano, in the field of bilateral cooperation on fishery, tourism and education.Meanwhile, both sides focused on discussing the cooperation on education & professional training, scientific and technological research, aquacultural production, suggested to co-build “One University, One Research Institute, One Fishery Farm”hand-by-hand between Zhejiang Ocean University and The Kingdom of Tonga. Specifically, They are Sino-Tongan International Marine University, Sino-Tongan Joint Marine Research Institute, Sino-Tongan Joint Marine Culture & Enhancement Farm.
Through effective communication in technology and staff between both sides, we hopeit will improve the marine scientific and technological education and raise academic level of faculty members of bothsides, as well as enhance the development of marine economy of the Kingdom of Tonga.