On April 20, Ambassador Cui Tiankai attended the welcome party held by the overseas Chinese academy in Washington DC for the arrival of ambassadors. Greater Washington area overseas Chinese academics nearly 300 people attended.
President of the Greater Washington Federation of Associations, and wish the Chinese School Chairman Liang Kangzhi, President of the Federation of Chinese Alumni Associations in Washington, China, and Mr. Ye Yubin, President of the Chinese American Federation of Professional Associations, etc., The ambassador to Washington took office.
In his speech, Ambassador Cui introduced his visit to Boston to visit the Chinese students injured in the Marathon bombing and the families of the victims. He said that the embassy and consulate in New York would make every effort to assist the US Family, deal with the aftermath. Ambassador Cui also introduced the Sichuan Lushan 4.20 earthquake relief work progress. He said: "I believe that when the country and the nation encounter difficulties, the overseas compatriots will work together with the people of the whole country to tackle the difficulties and share the worries for their compatriots and serve the people."
"These two unfortunate things have shown that there are always difficulties and difficulties in the process of national rejuvenation in the course of our national development," said Ambassador Cui, "and we have encountered countless difficulties and obstacles and crossed numerous passages in the past. Since the Opium War, the Chinese people have suffered great hardships and struggles, including our overseas Chinese in the past. It is precisely because of the relay and the succession of generations that we have achieved today's achievements. All the Chinese people should be proud of the future will also encounter various difficulties and challenges our nation and the country is to overcome difficulties and overcome challenges in the process of rejuvenation.
Ambassador Cui pointed out that the 18th National Congress of the Communist Party of China put forward the goal of "two hundred years". Chairman Xi Jinping put forward the "Chinese Dream" of the great rejuvenation of the Chinese nation. Our direction and road have been clear. Now we must do our best to realize these goals. .
China will always adhere to an independent foreign policy of peace and pursue an open-door policy of win-win cooperation, said Ambassador Choi on the road to realizing China's dream and building a strong, democratic, civilized and harmonious socialist modernized country. He said: "Sino-US relations have never been a simple relationship, never easy to handle the relationship, the relationship between the two countries will certainly be tortuous, repeated and storm, but to maintain the overall stable development of bilateral relations is the common needs of the two countries , Which is in the common interests of the two countries and is the shared responsibility of the two countries to the international community.What we have to do is to make the positive energy always greater than the negative energy and the cooperation is always greater than the divergence.
Ambassador Cui praised generations of Chinese and overseas Chinese for their social and economic development, made an indelible contribution to the development of Sino-US relations, and thanked the overseas Chinese for their support for the work of the Chinese Embassy for many years. "Your success in the United States has in fact helped the success of American society, and without your success, America's success has been incomplete, and we are very proud of your success in the United States." "From the earliest two The Chinese diplomats who came to the United States at the time had received the care and attention of their compatriots from the basic necessities of life, until now, when the embassy needed help, the first support was always from the overseas Chinese compatriots.
Ambassador Cui said that one of the most important tasks of the embassy and the consulate is to provide quality services for the Chinese people, and to truly turn people-oriented and diplomacy into practical action. He said: "Today is the first time that I have taken part in the embassy outside the embassy, and I think that the first big event should be with the overseas Chinese, and we should see the relatives in a new place. "We will certainly embrace the embassy as their home, we are your family. We will wholeheartedly provide the best service for everyone, we hope that the guidance and supervision of our work, do not good enough and the need to improve the place , I hope we put forward to bluntly.
Ambassador Cui concluded by saying, "The trust of the country and the people will entrust me with such an important task as the ambassador to the United States, and I will make every effort to work hard to produce a qualified answer for the country, the people and the people.
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