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Over 70 countries have Chinese language in their curriculums: official

Source: Xinhua

BEIJING, Dec. 14 (Xinhua) -- The Chinese language has been incorporated into the national education systems of more than 70 countries, Vice Minister of Education Tian Xuejun said on Monday.

More than 4,000 overseas universities now offer Chinese language courses and some 25 million people are learning Chinese outside China, Tian said at the launching ceremony of an event held in Beijing to promote international Chinese language education.

China welcomed enterprises and social organizations to participate in the development of Chinese language education, he said.

Various activities focusing on teachers and resources of Chinese language education will take place both online and offline during the event.