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The Third World Convention of Hakka Youth was held in Macao

He Houhua, Sun Da, Tan Junrong, Yuan Hengge and Tan Juntie attended the opening ceremony. The Convention was changed to be held every two years, and the next Convention will be held in London

Update: 2017-10-10 16:54:07 Source: MeiZhou Daily Hits:29

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Under the witness of Tan Juntie and other guests, the Flag handover ceremony was held at the Convention, the fourth World Hakka Youth Convention will be held in London, UK in 2019.

(Photo Source: Meizhou daily)

Yesterday, with the theme of "Gather World Hakka Youth at HaoJiang River, deepen the Hakka love towards The Belt and Road", and hosted by the Macao Xingning Association, The Third World Convention of Hakkas Youth was held in Macao, more than 1000 Hakka young people from around the world had a joyous gathering to promote Hakka cultural heritage, and sought common development and win-win cooperation.

He Houhua, vice chairman of the CPPCC National Committee, Sun Da, deputy director of the liaison office in Macao, Tam Chon Weng, Secretary for Social Affairs & Culture of the Macao SAR Government, Yuan Hengji, Deputy Commissioner of the Office Of The Commissioner Of The Ministry Of Foreign Affairs Of The People'S Republic Of China In The Macao Special Administrative Region; Tan Juntie, Party secretary of Meizhou, Zhang Wenguang, municipal Committee and Minister of the United Front Work Department, Chen Zhining, municipal committee and Xingning Party secretary, Zhang Chen,the vice mayor, the Third World Hakka Youth Congress honorary chairman Liang Liangsheng, Tsang Chi Ming, Zhang Jinshan, honorary president Wu Huiquan, Yu Pengchun, Zheng Zhiqiang, Zhang Qinghua, and He Qingbiao, chairman of the preparatory committee attended the opening ceremony.

Commissioned by the party secretary Tan Juntie, Zhang Wenguang, on behalf of the municipal government, expressed congratulations on the successful convening of the conference, fully affirmed the contributions made on promoting economic and cultural exchanges and development of Meizhou, and invited the folks, friends from all walks of life to attend the fifth World Hakka Merchants Conference held in Meizhou from November 13th to 15th. He said, the Meizhou government has always been highly concerned about the growth and development of Hakka youth, the World Hakka Youth Innovation Center and the World Hakka youth innovation industry base were set up this year to support the youth innovation and entrepreneurship, providing the omni-directional service for overseas outstanding young entrepreneurs and entrepreneurial team with "innovative and entrepreneurial talent" platform, strive to become the cradle of cultivating new generation of businessmen, national crowd innovation space, and National Science and technology incubator. This conference was expected to further strengthen the exchanges and cooperation between youth both overseas and domestic, and intensify efforts of industries co-construction and sharing between Meizhou, Hong Kong, Macao, Taiwan and overseas regions, so as to achieve win-win cooperation.

He Qingbiao expressed his heart-felt gratitude to all departments and agencies at all levels and the broad masses of folks for their support on the successful hosting of the 3rd World Hakka Youth Conference. He said that the elite of world Hakka youth gathered in Macao to exchange ideas through this platform, which will certainly compose a beautiful song of the Hakka youth. It is our hope that the broad masses of Hakka youth actively seize the the historical opportunity of promoting the "The Belt and Road " and constructing Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area, vigorously carry forward the fine tradition of the Hakka people, and strive to create a more glorious and resplendent future.

At the request of Hakka youth at home and abroad, decided by the Presidium meeting of World Hakka Youth Conference, the conference is changed to be held from once every three years to once every two years. The Fourth World Hakka Youth Conference will be held in London, England in 2019. At the flag transfer ceremony held at the Conference, He Qingbiao, Chairman of Organizing Committee of the third session of the World Hakka Youth Conference, handed the Conference flag to the next host - the London Chinatown Chinese association.