Recently, XMUT hosted an event in Zhangzhou: ExperiencingChina in Ties between Fujian and Taiwan. The activity was sponsored by China Scholarship Council and 80 incomingscholarship winning students from XMUT and Xiamen University participated inthe event. They toured around the fruit production base inZhangpucounty run byTaiwan farmers and visited theancestral hall ofLien Chan, formerHonorable Chairman of the KMT.
The eventhas helpedtheoverseasstudents to understand that people across the Taiwan Strait have shared the same ancestral, historical and cultural rootsas well as close economicand tradelinkages,especially inagricultural products. Through the event oversees students were able to witness the deep regional ties of kinship that unite the peoples on both sides of the Taiwan Strait.