On June 15th, 2021, the opening ceremony of the 25th anniversary celebration of the cooperation between National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC) and Russian Foundation for Basic Research (RFBR) was held in Beijing. Hao Ping, president of Peking University, was invited to attend and addressed the ceremony. Li Jinghai, director of National Natural Science Foundation of China, Vladislav Panchenko, president of Russian Foundation for Basic Research, Sergei Salihov, vice president of Russian National University of Science and Technology, Yuri Balago, vice president of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Zhang Hanhui, Chinese ambassador to Russia, Zhang Weili, counselor of the Eurasian Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of China, Zhang Pingwen, vice president of Peking University, Zhang Jiping, director of Sino-Russian Mathematics Center, Chen Dayue, deputy director of Sino-Russian Mathematics Center, Xia Hongwei, minister of International Cooperation, and others attended the opening ceremony. Xie Xincheng, deputy director of National Natural Science Foundation of China, and Shevladimir Kvardakov, vice president of Russian Foundation for Basic Research, co-chaired the opening ceremony.
Source of Information: Peking University News Network