[Explanation]The opening ceremony of the 4th World Cantonese People’s Inkstone Conference (hereinafter referred to as the “World Cantonese Conference”) was held on November 17 in Zhaoqing, Guangdong, known as the “Inkstone Capital of China”. More than 1,000 Guangfu folks from more than 60 countries and regions around the world gathered together to promote unity, share nostalgia, and seek common development.
The World Cantonese People’s Friendship Conference is a global gathering of Cantonese people’s congresses and an important platform for Cantonese people from all over the world to network, communicate and communicate. On the same day, the conference also held a flag handover ceremony for the World Expo. The host city of the next World Expo will be Shaoguan City, Guangdong Province.
[Same period]Chen Yaoguang, President of the Overseas Friendship Association of Zhujixiang Descendants of Guangfu People, Guangdong Province
This World Expo has been enthusiastically signed up by Guangfu communities and folks from all over the world. They hope to come back to see the changes in our great motherland and the new look of Zhaoqing. It is deeply affectionate and touching. We have counted it and come back to participate. There were more than 600 and nearly 700 overseas folks at the conference, a total of 155 people aged 70 to 90 years old. Among them, the oldest was 91 years old, and there were more than 30 people over 85 years old. The average age was 60.6 years old. This shows that we are a group of old overseas Chinese. Full of love for the country of origin.
[Commentary]The opening ceremony of this conference read out the “Zhaoqing Initiative of World Cantonese People to Support the High-Quality Development of the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area” and commended the “Top Ten Outstanding Figures” and “Top Ten Outstanding Young People” of the fourth World Cantonese People “. Ten people, including Deng Wenzhong, a foreign academician of the Chinese Academy of Engineering, and Ni Huiying, president of the Guangdong Cantonese Opera Promotion Association, were awarded the title of “Top Ten Outstanding Figures”. Ten people, including Wu Xueming, chairman and executive chairman of the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area Youth Association, were awarded the title of “Top Ten Outstanding Young People”. .
[Same period]Wu Xueming, Chairman and Executive Chairman of the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area Youth Association
I am very happy to come to Zhaoqing this time. It is also the countless time I have come here. I am very happy and happy to receive this award here. I am also very excited to meet many new and old friends. We put (“Top Ten Outstanding Youth”) all united together and formed a group, and then we communicated about our business.
[Explanation]As a consulting expert on the construction of the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge, Deng Wenzhong believes that the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area is not only a major opportunity for Guangdong, Hong Kong and Macao, but also a new stage for overseas Chinese to display their talents and achieve their careers.
[Same period]Deng Wenzhong, foreign academician of the Chinese Academy of Engineering
I hope everyone will tell more about the story of the Bay Area, and build the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area into an international center for technological innovation, and build the Bay Area into a world-class bay area.
[Explanation]It is understood that Zhaoqing, the city where this World Cantonese People’s Kissing Conference is held, has accumulated many cultural treasures such as Duan Inkstone Culture and Dragon Mother Culture. It is a national historical and cultural city with a history of more than 2,200 years.
[Explanation]According to statistics, overseas Chinese from Zhaoqing are widely distributed in 57 countries and regions around the world, with the majority in Australia and Southeast Asia.
Wei Jiefu, Cai Minjie and Leng Jingfei reported from Guangdong
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