Update: 2016-08-18 15:27:39 Source: MeiZhou Daily Hits:30
To promote the implementation of the national"The Belt and Road”initiative and increase the intensity of investment,from August 10th to 17th,Meizhou delegation,headed by Deputy Secretary Ye Shengkun,went to Canada and United States for a 8-day investigation,they visited Meizhou Overseas Chinese communities such as Vancouver,Canada and Los Angeles,United States,visited Hakka associations,and called on Hakka entrepreneurs and overseas leaders,inaugurated Meizhou-Vancouver trade culture Liaison Office,and held an activity to inform nostalgia and recommend investment environment,to enhance economic and trade cooperation and cultural exchanges.
During the trip,Ye Shengkun visited Canada Chinese Community Association,All Canadian Hakka Association,and United States Southern California Meizhou Hakka Association,paid a special visit to Liu Fei,Vancouver Consul-General(Ambassador title)of People's Republic of China,Wang Xuezheng,group leader of overseas Chinese Affairs of Consulate General of the People's Republic of China in Los Angeles,held an opening ceremony of Meizhou-Vancouver trade culture Liaison Office,and held several investment promotion activities in Vancouver and Los Angeles,and conducted in-depth exchanges with leaders of Hakka Chamber of Commerce and representatives of Chinese enterprises.Guests,overseas leaders and entrepreneursincluded Fan Wei,President of Vancouver Hakka Chamber of Commerce and Director of Meizhou-Vancouver trade culture Liaison Office,Yao Chongying,director-general of the Chinese Association of Canada,Wang Wenkang,Chairman of All Canadian Halla Association and Zhu Zhanlun,the director-general,Xiong Wensheng,President of the southern California Association of Meizhou,Alice Siu-Ping Wong,Canada congressman,Yuang Huang Zhiling,chief commissioner of Hong Kong in Seattle,Liao Qinhe,Mayor of San Gabriel in United States,Chen Li Wanruo,the first Chinese female Mayor of United Statesparticipated in the opening ceremony,nostalgia briefings and investment promotion activities.
On the Nostalgia briefings and investment promotion activities,Ye Shengkun made a passionate nostalgia speech and investment promotion.He pointed out that Meizhou Party Secretary Tan Juntie and mayor Fang Lixu attached great importance to overseas Chinese Affairs,this visit is to contact with overseas Chinese,inform the nostalgia,introduce the investment environment of Meizhou,so that more and more overseas Chinese understand Meizhou and invest in Meizhou.At the meeting,Ye Shengkun fervently introduced the basic situation of Meizhou,the investment environment and development philosophy,he pointed out that Meizhou is currently in the key period of accelerating economic development,all overseas Chinese and entrepreneurs were warmly welcomed to support the construction of home town,come back to and invest in Meizhou,and jointly accelerate the revitalization and development of Meizhou.
Fan Wei,Xiong Wensheng and 10 other representatives made passionate speeches at the different meetings.They said that though thousands of miles apart,the hearts of the overseas Chinese and the motherland are linked together,their feeling towards the motherland will never change,their enthusiasm of investing in hometown will never decreases.Although Vancouver,Los Angeles and Meizhou are different in region,got distinct characteristics,but are highly complementary.Many entrepreneurs were enthusiastic about investing in Meizhou,they promised that they will soon lead a delegation to visit Meizhou,to discuss the project and boost the development of Meizhou.
Major officials of Meijiang district,Xingning,Meizhou federation of returned overseas Chinese,Meizhou Land Reserve Centre and Meizhou QinYang Development Office accompanied the visit.(Xin Wen)