Meeting with media and leaders, exchanging experience
Lin Lin in photo with visiting guests
The 14-member Northern California Chinese Media Association (NCCMA) 2007 Media Delegation called on Guangdong from October 24 to 27 2007 after its Beijing tour.
The visiting delegation held talks with Information Office of Guangdong Province, Overseas Chinese Affairs Office of Guangdong Province and Guangdong Television Station respectively on October 27 in Guangzhou.
Li Shoujin, Deputy Director General of Publicity Department of the CPC Guangdong Provincial Committee and Director General of Information Office of Guangdong Province, Lin Lin, Deputy Director General of Overseas Chinese Affairs Office of Guangdong Province, and Zhang Huijian, President of Guangdong Television Station, attended the talks respectively.
Li Shoujin made a brief introduction regarding GuangdongĄ¯s social, economic and cultural development as well as its bright prospects for future development in the meeting.
Li said he wishes exchanges between local and overseas Chinese media would be further expanded in order to enhance GuangdongĄ¯s international recognition through the ongoing visit.
Lin Lin extended his warm welcome to the visiting guests on behalf of Overseas Chinese Affairs Office of Guangdong Province in the meeting. Lin also made a brief introduction regarding its official functions, the work of overseas Chinese affairs in Guangdong, and its efforts to intensify cooperation with overseas Chinese media.
Lin noted he welcomes the insights and wisdom from overseas Chinese media.
Lin said he wishes GuangdongĄ¯s role as an important province for overseas Chinese affairs work would be further promoted while its work performance would be further improved through mutual cooperation and exchanges.
"I wish development of overseas Chinese media would be promoted through our mutual cooperation," Lin added.
The delegation is composed of overseas Chinese media in San Francisco area. It is the first Guangdong tour for many delegation members, who are deeply impressed with the unique overseas Chinese culture in Jiangmen.
The visiting guests are also greatly interested in Guangdong's overseas Chinese policy and work as most of the Chinese community in San Francisco are Guangdong-based.
Alan Mok, President of Northern California Chinese Media Association and CEO of World Channel Inc., and Ida Choy Yee-Yee, Program Director of Singtao Chinese Radio, said they are looking forward to the long-term cooperation with Overseas Chinese Affairs Office of Guangdong Province regarding policy, information and root-searching events.
By: Alessia Source:GOCN