In the past five years, remarkable progress has been made in the construction and work of the Federation of Returned Overseas Chinese——
Overseas Chinese have been united in building dreams with one heart
Heart to the motherland, love Sang Zi. On August 8, the 31th National Congress of Returned Overseas Chinese and Relatives of Returned Overseas Chinese, which has attracted the attention of the vast number of returned overseas Chinese and overseas Chinese compatriots, will open in Beijing.
The Party Central Committee with Comrade Xi Jinping as the core attaches great importance to giving play to the role of returned overseas Chinese and overseas Chinese compatriots, and attaches great importance to doing a good job in the work of returned overseas Chinese and overseas Chinese compatriots. General Secretary Xi Jinping stressed that the realization of the great rejuvenation of the Chinese nation requires the joint efforts of the sons and daughters of China at home and abroad. It is an important task of the party and the state to closely unite the vast numbers of overseas Chinese and their families of returned overseas Chinese and give play to their positive role in the great rejuvenation of the Chinese nation.
Overseas Chinese are united all over the world, building dreams with one heart. In the past five years, the All-China Federation of Returned Overseas Chinese and organizations at all levels have adhered to the guidance of Xi Jinping Thought on Socialism with Chinese Characteristics for a New Era, deeply studied and implemented General Secretary Xi Jinping's important expositions on overseas Chinese affairs, conscientiously implemented the Party Central Committee's decision-making and deployment on the reform of the masses, persisted in keeping the overall situation in mind, serving overseas Chinese, reform and innovation, effectively enhancing the political, advanced and mass nature, uniting, guiding and serving returned overseas Chinese and their families and overseas Chinese compatriots as extensively as possible, and promoting remarkable progress in the construction and work of the Federation of Returned Overseas Chinese.
Strengthen ideological guidance and draw the largest concentric circle of unity in overseas Chinese circles
The sons and daughters of China are connected by blood, and the mission of the dragon is on the shoulders. On the morning of August 8, "Building Dreams - The Development History Exhibition of the All-China Federation of Returned Overseas Chinese" opened at the Overseas Chinese History Museum in China.
Precious old photos and heavy objects look back with deep affection the glorious course of the All-China Federation of Returned Overseas Chinese from the beacon era of the Anti-Japanese War to the new era, review the innovative practice of the work of the Federation of Returned Overseas Chinese in various historical periods around the center and serve the overall situation, and tell the touching stories of advanced figures in the overseas Chinese community in different eras. "In looking back at history, I once again realized the original intention of the All-China Federation of Returned Overseas Chinese to listen to the party and follow the party, and the mission of putting people first and serving overseas Chinese." Wan Lijun, secretary of the leading party group and chairman of the All-China Federation of Returned Overseas Chinese, said.
Put political construction first. Over the past five years, the All-China Federation of Returned Overseas Chinese and organizations at all levels have based themselves on the responsibilities and positioning of the All-China Federation of Returned Overseas Chinese as "a bridge and link between the Party and the government and the vast number of returned overseas Chinese and their families and overseas Chinese compatriots", deeply understood the decisive significance of the "two establishments", resolutely achieved the "two safeguards", and regarded the study, publicity and implementation of Xi Jinping Thought on Socialism with Chinese Characteristics for a New Era as the top priority.
Accomplishing the historical task of alleviating poverty, building a moderately prosperous society in an all-round way, and realizing the first centennial goal is a historic victory won by the Communist Party of China and the Chinese people in united struggle, and a historic victory in the annals of the development of the Chinese nation. In June 2020, the All-China Federation of Returned Overseas Chinese held an online themed activity of "Chasing the Dream of China, Overseas Chinese and Poverty Alleviation", through micro-documentaries, interactive collection of netizens who like to see the new changes in their hometowns, collection and display of "picture stories of poverty alleviation in overseas Chinese communities", and exhibition of achievements of online theme activities, etc., to tell the story of China's poverty reduction and overseas Chinese community's dedication to poverty alleviation at home and abroad, and continuously enhance the political, ideological, theoretical and emotional identification of overseas Chinese people with Xi Jinping Thought on Socialism with Chinese Characteristics for a New Era.
Strengthen ideological guidance and draw the largest concentric circle of unity in overseas Chinese circles. At major nodes such as the 40th anniversary of reform and opening up, the 70th anniversary of the founding of New China, the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Communist Party of China, the Beijing Winter Olympics, and the <>th National Congress of the Communist Party of China, the All-China Federation of Returned Overseas Chinese and organizations at all levels continue to strengthen publicity on the situation and policies, the cultivation of socialist core values, and international dissemination, and solidly promote theoretical study, publicity and interpretation.
Fist and fist heart, chase the dream of a new era. Through a series of activities such as holding a symposium for overseas Chinese businessmen, training courses for members of the All-China Federation of Returned Overseas Chinese, training courses on the national conditions of overseas Chinese leaders, training courses on the national conditions of overseas Chinese, training courses on innovation and entrepreneurship for new overseas Chinese, training courses for Chinese businessmen on the "Belt and Road" and continuous promotion of "Chasing Dreams of China", the All-China Federation of Returned Overseas Chinese has continuously strengthened the patriotism of the masses of overseas Chinese and served the country.
Strengthen friendship and liaison, and continue to consolidate and expand the circle of friends of the Federation of Returned Overseas Chinese
In May this year, the 5th "Overseas Chinese Friendship Training Class" was held, with nearly 20 young overseas Chinese leaders from more than 50 countries and regions and the new generation of Chinese descent participating in the training. Through participating in the roundtable symposium for Chinese youth in the new era, focusing on special courses such as "South China Sea Civilization and the Spirit of the Silk Road", young overseas Chinese leaders and the new generation of Chinese have further deepened their understanding of the national conditions of their ancestral (home) country, expanded their knowledge and expanded their circle of friends.
Make new friends and make old friends. Over the past five years, the Federation of Returned Overseas Chinese has adhered to the principle of "attaching equal importance to both domestic and overseas Chinese, and paying equal attention to old overseas Chinese and new overseas Chinese" and "actively expanding overseas Chinese work and new overseas Chinese work", focusing on strengthening the construction of grassroots organizations and infrastructure, transmitting the care and warmth of the party and the state to overseas Chinese compatriots, earnestly performing the duties of overseas Chinese compatriots and other duties, and expanding the circle of friends of the Federation of Returned Overseas Chinese.
In 2019, the All-China Federation of Returned Overseas Chinese built the platform of "connecting overseas Chinese to five continents", united with local federations of returned overseas Chinese, and held themed activities such as "Overseas Friendship Training Class", "Shanghai Entry Expo", "Cloud Gathering Mid-Autumn Festival", "Love Full of West Lake" and "Colorful Yunnan-ASEAN Chinese Chamber of Commerce" to promote friendship and exchanges at home and abroad under the new situation, and consolidate and strengthen the force of patriotism and love for the country. "'Overseas Chinese Lian Wuzhou, Shanghai Entry Expo' has become an important brand for overseas Chinese to participate in the Expo, and many overseas Chinese have taken this opportunity to open up greater development space." Jin Lin, chairman of Shanghai Jurui International Trade Co., Ltd. and CEO of Argentina (Shanghai) Innovation Center, said.
The long-standing, broad and profound Chinese culture is a powerful spiritual force that has endured hardships for thousands of years and a strong spiritual bond that binds the sons and daughters of China at home and abroad. In the past five years, in the theme activity of "Family Love for China", the Federation of Returned Overseas Chinese has organized many art troupes and Chinese medicine groups to go overseas and to overseas Chinese hometowns to help promote Chinese culture overseas; A total of 5,17 overseas Chinese teenagers participated in the "Family Love China, Telling You Stories" online camp activity; The summer (winter) camp of "China's Roots" attracted nearly 3,<> overseas Chinese teenagers to participate, continuously enhancing their understanding and feelings about their ancestral (home) country.
Innovate ways and methods to carry out overseas friendship through multiple channels, levels and forms. On the occasion of the Spring Festival, the Federation of Returned Overseas Chinese launches the "Family Love China" Cloud Spring Festival Gala, allowing Chinese sons and daughters at home and abroad to welcome the Chinese New Year together. In addition, through online cultural activities and cultural products such as "One Heart and Together", "Cloud Base" and "Cloud Movie Watching", overseas Chinese gathered in the cloud, connected overseas Chinese online, and cultural overseas Chinese in the cloud, with a total of nearly 7 million hits on the Internet.
Mountains and rivers are separated by the love of Chinese sons and daughters. After the outbreak of the new crown epidemic, overseas Chinese have lent a helping hand through various ways and channels, and actively donated and donated various epidemic prevention materials. At the same time, overseas Chinese federation organizations at all levels have also played a full role in helping overseas Chinese overcome difficulties together. During the fight against the epidemic, the Federation actively cooperated with the implementation of the "Spring Seedling Action", donated "Love Health Packs" to more than 50 countries and regions, and normalized the "Warm Overseas Chinese Online" cloud to connect overseas Chinese advisers and committee members to convey the motherland's concern for overseas Chinese. At the "Road to Building Dreams - The Development History of the All-China Federation of Returned Overseas Chinese", the "Love Health Pack" provided by the Federation of Returned Overseas Chinese from all over the country for overseas Chinese, the photos of the All-China Federation of Returned Overseas Chinese donating medicines and other epidemic prevention materials to the Chinese Embassy and Consulates in Russia, and the boarding passes of members of the Fujian Federation of Returned Overseas Chinese to Shanghai to transfer overseas Chinese to the entry working group vividly recorded the deep affection of the Chinese compatriots connected by blood.
Gather the strength of overseas Chinese circles and further add new momentum to reform and opening up
Caring for the Sang Zi and the motherland, the cause of reform, opening up, and development and construction is inseparable from the large number of overseas Chinese. Generations of overseas Chinese have worked hard to start a business in a foreign land, and after gaining a firm foothold, they still care about their hometown and their relatives, and contribute wisdom to the development of the motherland and hometown.
The sentiment of patriotism and hometown is unswerving. China has entered a stage of high-quality development, and the vast number of returned overseas Chinese and their families and overseas Chinese compatriots have made meritorious contributions and served the motherland, with a bigger stage, more opportunities, and better conditions. Combined with the national development strategy and the needs of the people for a better life, over the past five years, the Federation of Returned Overseas Chinese has extensively gathered the strength of overseas Chinese circles and added new momentum to the reform and opening up.
In February this year, the China Overseas Chinese Entrepreneurs Investment (Guangdong) Conference was held in Guangzhou. The conference issued the "Initiative on Participation of Overseas Chinese in High-quality Development", promoting investment projects totaling 2.6582 billion yuan and trade projects totaling 9688.<> billion yuan.
In 2021, the Federation of Returned Overseas Chinese established the brand of the China Overseas Chinese Entrepreneurs Investment Conference and held it for two consecutive sessions, organically combining serving the national development strategy, local economic development and overseas Chinese businessmen's investment and industry. The total investment of contract projects of China Overseas Chinese Investment (Fujian) Conference was 598.1215 billion yuan, and the total investment of agreed projects was <>.<> billion yuan.
To serve the high-quality development, the Federation of Returned Overseas Chinese expanded the theme of "Entrepreneurship China" and held more than 100 activities. On July 7, the "Entrepreneurship of Chinese Overseas Chinese Intelligence Qingdao - High-level Talent Project Matchmaking and Promotion Activity for Overseas Chinese at Home and Abroad" was held in Qingdao, Shandong Province. During the event, the "Shandong Overseas Chinese Federation Xinqiao Innovation and Entrepreneurship Base" and "Qingdao Xinqiao Innovation and Entrepreneurship Demonstration Base" were awarded, and the activity party also issued the appointment letter of "Talent Introduction and Intelligence Introduction Ambassador" in Qingdao Overseas Chinese for some overseas Chinese experts and overseas Chinese entrepreneurs. Up to now, the theme activities of "Entrepreneurship China" have covered more than 19 provinces (autonomous regions and municipalities), organized more than 20 overseas Chinese business groups and more than 100,<> overseas Chinese businessmen to carry out local economic and trade exchange and cooperation activities.
On the big stage from all over the world, overseas Chinese are active everywhere. Focusing on innovation, science and technology and talents, the Federation of Returned Overseas Chinese organized national innovation and entrepreneurship achievements exchange activities; Focusing on the joint construction of the "Belt and Road", the Federation of Returned Overseas Chinese actively gives full play to the advantages of extensive contacts between overseas Chinese and integration between China and foreign countries, deepens economic and trade negotiations, overseas public welfare, and promotes pragmatic cooperation among countries along the route.
The vast number of returned overseas Chinese and their families and overseas Chinese compatriots have demonstrated with practical actions the feeling of always breathing with the motherland and sharing a common destiny. In the work of poverty alleviation and rural revitalization, the All-China Federation of Returned Overseas Chinese systematically launched a three-year action to help alleviate poverty, investing 16.29 billion yuan; around the Beijing Winter Olympics, it organized donations to build overseas Chinese ice and snow museums at home and abroad, with nearly 53,3 overseas Chinese in 1 countries and regions. Overseas Chinese businessmen and overseas Chinese enterprises donated 6 million yuan; when the new crown epidemic hit, mobilized and guided the vast number of overseas Chinese and returned overseas Chinese and their families to donate 22.78 billion yuan in materials and materials; vigorously developed public welfare charities in overseas Chinese circles, in the past five years, the All-China Federation of Returned Overseas Chinese has received or assisted in accepting nearly 5 billion yuan in donations from overseas Chinese; carried out projects such as "Bright Walk", "Tree People Class", "Library", "Into the Community" and "Rural Students' Eye Project", supported more than 200 million yuan in emergency response and post-disaster reconstruction in various places, and further polished the brand of the "Overseas Chinese Love Project" of the Federation of Returned Overseas Chinese.
Knowing overseas Chinese understands overseas Chinese and loves overseas Chinese, and enhances the sense of gain, happiness and security of overseas Chinese
Be a good intimate person for overseas Chinese and returned overseas Chinese and their families, and become a doer in overseas Chinese affairs. Over the past five years, the All-China Federation of Returned Overseas Chinese has organized in-depth and practical service work for overseas Chinese, and continuously improved the sense of gain, happiness and security of the overseas Chinese community.
Let the organization of the Federation of Returned Overseas Chinese be deeply rooted among overseas Chinese, and let the work of the Federation be active around overseas Chinese. The Federation continued to expand its organizational coverage, with the number of organizations at all levels nationwide increasing to 2,87, an increase of 2017% over 51; The number of "homes of overseas Chinese" nationwide increased to 1,1, an increase of 2017% over 112.
Focusing on promoting the healthy development of overseas Chinese businessmen and enterprises, the Federation of Returned Overseas Chinese at all levels has organized contact with more than 1,7 overseas Chinese businessmen and enterprises, visited and investigated more than 5000,<> enterprises related to overseas Chinese, and launched the "Year of Action for Members" activity of the China Federation of Overseas Chinese Entrepreneurs to investigate the facts and solve real worries.
-- Over the past five years, the All-China Federation of Returned Overseas Chinese has allocated more than 5 million yuan in condolences to extensively carry out activities such as "sending warmth and love", holding activities of "specially appointed experts going to the grassroots level", organizing and implementing skills training for the families of returned overseas Chinese in difficulty, and free medical consultations at the grassroots level under the medical team of overseas Chinese, benefiting nearly 3000,20 people.
-- Over the past five years, the Federation has strengthened cooperation between overseas Chinese, overseas Chinese and overseas Chinese, and vigorously promoted the construction of cooperation mechanisms such as diversified resolution of disputes involving overseas Chinese, "general to general" online litigation and mediation docking, and "home for overseas Chinese prosecution"; Carry out the project of "Connecting Hearts and Overseas Chinese - Safeguarding the Interests of Overseas Chinese", set up a research base for the protection of overseas Chinese interests, strengthen the construction of the legal advisory committee of the Federation of Returned Overseas Chinese and the team of overseas Chinese members, and do a good job in handling cases involving litigation and receiving letters and petitions in overseas Chinese circles in accordance with laws and regulations; In 5 provinces (autonomous regions and municipalities), 16 sessions of "Rule of Law in China, You and Me Walk Together" overseas Chinese community rule of law study activities were held, with a total of 18,5 participants; a total of 4 sessions of "rule of law publicity border customs tours" were held in Inner Mongolia, Yunnan and other places, with a cumulative number of nearly 20,<> participants.
-- Over the past five years, we have given full play to the role of deputies of returned overseas Chinese to the National People's Congress and members of the CPPCC from the Federation of Returned Overseas Chinese, organized specially appointed experts to actively offer suggestions and suggestions, and provided more than 5 suggestions and proposals to the deputies of returned overseas Chinese and members of the CPPCC National Committee of the National People's Congress and the Federation of Returned Overseas Chinese. Reflecting the voice of overseas Chinese, more than 200 draft laws have been proposed to amend the needs of the country, the concerns of overseas Chinese, and the director of the Federation of Returned Overseas Chinese. Undertake high-quality suggestions and proposals, and actively promote the coordinated resolution of issues involving the vital interests of the masses in overseas Chinese circles.
Wan Lijun said that he will further improve the level of service for the overall situation and overseas Chinese, find the correct positioning and give play to the advantages around the various tasks and arrangements put forward by the 20th National Congress of the Communist Party of China, carry out services and do more practical things around the interests of the masses of overseas Chinese, and build a reliable home of unity, struggle, and warmth for the vast number of returned overseas Chinese and their families and overseas Chinese compatriots. (People's Daily reporter Jiang Lin)