The Eighth Council of the United States-China Association of Commerce Officially Inaugurated (2008-02-25)

The Chinese-American Chamber of Commerce and Industry, which is active in Washington, DC, hosted the inaugural ceremony of the Eighth Board of Governors on the evening of the 24th, with General Counsel Chen Xiangmei, President Lu Mingwen and Chairman Chen The new board of directors headed by Fontaine was formally inaugurated. Chinese Ambassador to the United States Zhou Wenzhong, Minister Liu Guangyuan, US Congressman Crowley and the Maryland House of Representatives Li Feng moved more than 300 people attended the ceremony. Zhou Wenzhong said that under the leadership of the former seven presidents, the US-China Chamber of Commerce and Industry continued to grow and become a very active mass organizations in the Greater Washington area, to promote the development of Sino-US relations, enhance friendship between the two peoples and support China's economic construction And the great cause of reunification of the motherland has made positive efforts. He said that this year China suffered snow storms in southern China, overseas Chinese are very concerned about, have generous, embodies the deep flesh and blood friendship, he expressed his thanks. Lu said that the US-China Chamber of Commerce and Industry will continue to contribute to promoting the development of Chinese communities in the United States, promoting Sino-US trade, investment and scientific and technological exchanges, enhancing friendship between the Chinese and American people and promoting the reunification of the motherland. The US-China Chamber of Commerce and Industry was established in 1997 to promote the cooperation, exchange and friendship between overseas Chinese and overseas Chinese engaged in business, trade, industry and various related economic and trade activities and related professional services and to promote Sino-US trade. As the United States and China over the years committed to economic exchanges and the promotion of the Chinese economic status, while actively support the activities of the overseas Chinese community and promote the development of the Chinese community, the US Chamber of Commerce last year and the US Treasury Secretary Paulson also received by the Washington Chinese Professional Associations Selection and award of the "Pioneer of the Year Award. (Source: Xinhua website)