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Female Kuwaiti students begin trip to China
January 11, 2016, 2:20 pm

A group of brilliant Kuwaiti female students began a tour in Ningxia autonomous region in China on Sunday, as part of an annual trip organized by Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development (KFAED) and the Ministry of Education.

The trip included a visit to Ningxia's public hospital in Yinchuan, the capital of the autonomous region, where the Hui Muslim ethnic community lives.

 The hospital, funded by KFAED with USD 34 million (41 percent), stretches over 43 hectares and contains 2,630 beds deputy chairman of the hospital told KUNA on Monday.

 It is currently considered the fourth best in China, said the official, adding that the building will be renovated while another sub-branch of the hospital with 800 beds will be opened.

 Meanwhile, the group also visited the Ningxia institute for Islamic studies, where students receive education on Arabic, Islamic and literature subjects, as well as studies on Chinese history.

The Kuwaiti students were accompanied by their Chinese counterparts during their tour in the institute, where they exchanged cultural experience.

Ningxia was established in 1945 in northwestern China. The autonomous region is the smallest province in the country, stretching over 66,400 square kms.

Source: KUNA

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