China News Service, July 6th. Taiwan Affairs Office spokesperson Zhu Fenglian said in response to an inquiry on the 6th that according to incomplete statistics, up to now, more than 1.7 million overseas Chinese citizens have been assisted in vaccinating the new crown in more than 160 countries, including thousands. Taiwan compatriots: We will continue to uphold the people-centered development thinking and the concept of "a family relationship between the two sides of the strait", and do our utmost to provide overseas Taiwan compatriots with help in the fight against the epidemic.

  A reporter asked: Recently, a Taiwan compatriot recounted the experience of vaccinating Kexing vaccine at the Chinese Embassy in Thailand.

Can you tell us what kind of help overseas Taiwanese compatriots have received from embassies and consulates abroad in responding to the epidemic?

  In this regard, Zhu Fenglian said that the Taiwan compatriots are our natural relatives, and the compatriots on both sides of the strait are a family whose blood is thicker than water.

No matter where the Taiwan compatriots are and what difficulties they encounter, the motherland is their strong backing, and they are willing to do their utmost to provide assistance, especially in the current global COVID-19 pandemic situation, is willing to make every effort to help them.

  Zhu Fenglian said that in March this year, we launched the "Spring Seed Operation" overseas to assist Chinese citizens, including Taiwan compatriots, to vaccinate the new crown vaccine locally.

According to incomplete statistics, so far, more than 1.7 million overseas Chinese citizens have been assisted in vaccinating the new crown in more than 160 countries, including thousands of Taiwanese.

For example, Thailand, Myanmar, Vietnam, Bolivia, Brunei, Madagascar, Georgia and other countries have local needy Taiwanese compatriots have been vaccinated domestic or foreign vaccines.

The Chinese Embassy in Thailand carefully organized two special vaccination sessions for Taiwanese compatriots in Thailand, and assisted more than 1,000 Taiwanese compatriots to vaccinate domestically-made vaccines; the embassy in Georgia promoted the local government to make special arrangements to vaccinate domestically-made vaccinations for Taiwan compatriots stranded in the country due to the epidemic The embassy in Myanmar overcomes the difficulties of the local political turmoil and included more than 100 local Taiwanese compatriots in the scope of vaccination to assist in the smooth vaccination of domestically produced vaccines.

Taiwanese compatriots in need overseas can contact their embassies and consulates abroad for help as soon as possible.

The relevant contact information has been published on the websites of the embassies and consulates abroad.

  Zhu Fenglian pointed out that in addition to assisting in vaccination, we also provide overseas Taiwan compatriots with comprehensive anti-epidemic assistance through various channels, including providing safety reminders, scientific epidemic prevention, psychological consultation and other information and services, and accurately distributing "health packs" and "Chinese New Year". Anti-epidemic materials such as "packages", actively respond to the needs of overseas Taiwanese compatriots, and securely arrange temporary flights to return home.

  We will continue to uphold the people-centered development thinking and the concept of "a family relationship between the two sides of the strait", do practical, do good, and solve problems for Taiwan compatriots, safeguard the lives and health of overseas Taiwan compatriots, and do our best to provide overseas Taiwan compatriots with anti-epidemic help.

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