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The eighth Meizhou Hong Kong “Stars Picking Plan" student aid fund activity started

50 excellent poor students received funding support

Update: 2017-08-14 10:25:30 Source: MeiZhou Daily Hits:39

Meizhou Hong Kong students learn to do Hakka cuisine  (Photo Source: Meizhou daily, Shot by: Zhong Xiaofeng)

Yesterday morning, the opening ceremony of eighth Meizhou Hong Kong “Stars Picking Plan” student aid action was held in Meizhou down town, there were a total of 50 outstanding students funded. Zhang Wenguang, Municipal Committee and minister of the United Front, Wu Caihua, Municipal CPPCC Standing Committee and president of Meizhou Hong Kong “Stars Picking Plan”, and Hong Kong people with love and representatives of the aided students attended the ceremony.

Under the aegis of United Front Work Department of municipal Party committee, Wu Caihua has sponsored the Meizhou “Stars Picking Plan” since 2010, aiming at supporting Meizhou poor students who got excellent grades but couldn't afford the tuition to complete their studies, the subsidy standard was 6000 yuan per person per year until the completion of undergraduate studies. Since the establishment of "Stars Picking Plan", the total amount of funds has exceed 7.4 million, more than 300 students was approved for funding, 127 of them successfully completed their education and devoted themselves to the society.

On behalf of the municipal Party committee, the municipal government and the United Front Work Department, Zhang Wenguang expressed great respect and sincere thanks to the people with love. He hoped that the "Stars Picking Plan" project will continue to play the role of bridge and link to actively innovate the mode of exchange and cooperation between young people in Meizhou and Hong Kong, carry out useful exploration in broadening the channels of communication, education and teaching interaction, Youth Innovation and entrepreneurship, Industrial Co Construction and sharing and other fields, and jointly promote the long-term development of young people work between the sides. He encouraged the aided students to cherish the opportunity, complete their education, be confident to meet the challenges in life, and pass the baton of "Stars Picking Plan" with love. At the same time, Zhang Wenguang hoped that the teenagers between Hong Kong and Meizhou would strengthen communication, wherever they live, they should be proud of Meizhou, Hong Kong and the motherland, study hard, become useful person as soon as possible, make contributions to the development of hometown, to the prosperity of motherland, and to the great rejuvenation of the Chinese nation.