Update: 2016-08-27 15:30:34 Source: MeiZhou Daily Hits:49
Launching ceremony of Celebrating the 100th anniversary of the Chamber of Commerce(Shot by:Zhong Xiaofeng,Photo Source:Meizhou daily)
Last night,the 100 anniversary celebrations of Jiaying Chamber of Commerce and Hong Kong Meizhou Chamber of Commerce renaming ceremony,and the 61st inauguration ceremony was held at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre.Mr Leung Chun-ying,Hong Kong S.A.R.Chief Executive,Zhang Xiaoming,Director of the Liaison Office in Hong Kong,Lin Jun,Chairman of the All China Federation of Returned Overseas Chinese,Yang Chonghui,Director of the Hong Kong,Macao,Taiwan and overseas Chinese of the CPPCC National Committee,issued the certificates to members of the new session of the Board of Directors;Cai Yongzhong,Deputy Political Commissar of PLA troops in Hong Kong,He Zhongyou,Vice Governor of Guangdong Province,attended the ceremony as well.
Entrusted by Party Secretary Tan Juntie,Deputy Secretary and Mayor Fang Lixu attended the ceremony in Hong Kong;municipal Committee Li Jinyuan,CPC municipal Committee and Minister of united front Zhang lixia,Vice Mayor Chen Lixia,and heads of units from Meizhou and its subordinate counties(city,district)participated in the activities.
It is understood that in order to adapt the needs of urban development,changing its name as the Hong Kong Meizhou Chamber of Commerce was passed by the general assembly of Hong Kong Jiaying Chamber of Commerce,held in July this year,and the naming ceremony was held last night on the centennial celebration ceremony.
On behalf of Meizhou Municipal Party Committee and Municipal Government and more than 5 million folks,Fang Lixu gave a warm congratulations to the 100th anniversary of the establishment of the Hong Kong Jiaying Chamber of Commerce,the naming of the Hong Kong Meizhou Chamber of Commerce and the new Board of Directors,and expressed his heartfelt thanks to Jiaying Chamber of Commerce for its great contribution to the prosperity of the motherland and Hong Kong,for the leadership of the successive president,and for the upholding and carrying forward the patriotic purpose all the time.
Fang Lixu said that in recent years,Meizhou,in accordance with the requirements of the central and provincial party committee's deployment,with the joint efforts of the whole city and support from home and abroad,has made new progress in economic and social undertakings,the foundation and conditions of development continue to improve,the stamina of development continue to increase,in 2015 North west east development assessment of the North west east of Guangdong Province,Meizhou ranked first among the 12 cities in the North west east of Guangdong.He said that Meizhou is currently in a key period of accelerating development,which needs support from overseas folks and people from all walks of life,Hong Kong Jiaying Chamber of Commerce is expected to stand at a new starting point,to play an more important role in contacting nostalgia,matchmaking,offering advice and suggestions,investing home and creating a better tomorrow.He hoped that the new session of the Board of Directors would better carry forward the spirit of Hakka business,reform and innovation,consociate with one heart and one mind,unite more Hakka folks,strive for well-being of members and promoting business prosperity.
President Zeng Zhiming,on behalf of the new Board of Directors,said,they will endeavour to promote economic and trade cooperation,cultural exchanges between the Four-Region across the Straights,vigorously support the construction and development of hometown.They will continue to adhere to the fine tradition of patriotic love to Hong Kong and hometown,widely unite Hakka business people,strive to build the Hong Kong Meizhou Chamber of Commerce with a long Hakka history and vigorous performance.(Special correspondent:Liu shijin)