Chinanews.com, Macao, November 11 -- The Office of the Commissioner of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Macao announced on the 21th that the finals of the 20th Macao Youth Diplomatic Knowledge Contest were held at the Macao Jiaoye Middle School on the 20th. Nearly 34,<> students from <> secondary schools in the SAR participated in this year's diplomatic knowledge competition.
The finals of the 20th Macao Youth Diplomatic Knowledge Contest were held in Macao on <> July. Photo courtesy of the Office of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Australia
This year's competition is jointly organized by the Office of the Commissioner of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the People's Republic of China in Macao and the Macao SAR Government. Kiang Ping School, Jiaoye Secondary School, Hao Kong Secondary School and S.K.H. (Macau) Choi High School won the first place, second runner-up, second runner-up and second place.
The finals began with a video speech by Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Mao Ning, who hoped that young students in Macao would live up to their time, study hard, increase their talents, be spokespersons for the stories of Macao and China, and contribute more wisdom and strength to the diplomatic cause of the motherland and the cause of human progress.
Liu Xianfa, Commissioner of the Office of the Commissioner of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the People's Republic of China in Macao, sent a message to young students in Macao to carry forward the patriotic spirit and be the successors of the great cause of "one country, two systems". Cultivate world feelings and be a good practitioner of the concept of a community with a shared future for mankind; Temper your skills and be a dream chaser for the construction of a strong country and national rejuvenation. He said that the PCPD will continue to work with the central government agencies in Macao, the SAR government and all sectors of society to create good conditions for young people in Macao to grow into talents and start businesses.
The Secretary for Social Affairs and Culture of the Macao SAR Government, Ao Ieong U, expressed the hope that the young people of Macao will bear in mind the motherland and the people, care about world affairs, base themselves on Macao, rely on the motherland, face the world and the future, have the courage to practice their ideals in life, tell the stories of Macao and China well, serve the development of the country and enhance the well-being of mankind.
The atmosphere of the finals was tense and enthusiastic, and 8 participating teams competed fiercely in the multiple-choice questions, fill-in-the-blank questions, and rush to answer questions. The participating teams used various forms such as sitcoms, short videos, and slide presentations to vividly elaborate on major diplomatic issues such as promoting the building of a community with a shared future for mankind, the joint construction of the "Belt and Road", the Global Development Initiative, the Global Security Initiative, and the Global Civilization Initiative, which won warm applause from the audience. (ENDS)