On June 14th, Mr. Marc Van Peel, Deputy Mayor of Antwerp City, Belgium and President of Antwerp Port Authority and Mr. Michael Van Giel, Customs Director of Antwerp City visited SMU. Prof. Jin Yongxing, Vice President of SMU received the guests and conducted talks on the possibilities of cooperation and exchange.
During the visit, Mr. Marc Van Peel delivered a speech with the topic of Antwerp, trekking through crisis. The speech was focused on the development and cooperation of Antwerp port and the measures taken to conquer difficulties and seek opportunities under global economic tsunami. After the speech, Mr. Marc Van Peel had some heated discussion with the SMU students present.