The opening ceremony of 2020 Master of Professional Accounting Program was held via video link on September 29, 2021. About 24 students from 9 countries such as Botswana, Sierra Leone, Namibia, Rwanda, Cambodia, Lao PDR, participated in the online event, which was hosted by Ms. Gao Daping, SNAI vice president.
SNAI president Mr.Li Kouqing, vice president Ms. Bai Xiaohong and vice president Mr.Zhang Gexing as well as faculty representatives also attended the online ceremony. SNAI alumni representative Mr. Robert Nil Armah and the 2020 class representative Mr. Joram Natangwe Shimwoshili Haipinge gave speeches at the opening. Professor Liu Meiling also gave remarks as the faculty representative.
At the end of the opening ceremony, SNAI president Li noted that due to the pandemic, the 2020 class had to study in their individual home countries temporarily. He hoped that all the students could be actively engaged in all lectures and seminars as well as attach importance to knowledge sharing and mutual learning. In the meantime, President Li also hoped that all the students could keep safe and healthy amid the pandemic.