Changchun Consultation Association of International Friends Founded

Updated : 2019-05-15Source : CCFAO
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Thanks to the collaboration and promotion by such units as Changchun Foreign Affairs Office (CCFAO), Changchun Association for Friendship with Foreign Countries and Jilin International Studies University, the first meeting for the Preparatory Committee of Changchun Consultation Association of International Friends was held on May 14, 2019.

The construction of Changchun as an international city has taken shape with the deepening of opening up in recent years, which in turn has attracted the settlement of an increasing number of international companies and more foreign friends to come to work, study or live in the city. In order to create a sound international business environment and improve the level of service for the foreign-funded enterprises and foreign friends, in line with the basic fact of foreign affairs of Changchun City and in response to the proposal made by the foreign friends in the city, the People’s Government of Changchun City has decided to set up the Changchun Consultation Association of International Friends.

The fraternity is meant to unite and liaise with the foreign-funded enterprises and foreign friends in Changchun City; put forward ideas and suggestions for the socioeconomic development of Changchun City; provide technical argumentations to the special work of local government and competent departments; support the cooperation and exchanges of local government and competent departments with foreign countries; help to solve the foreign-funded enterprises and foreign friends in Changchun City with the difficulties and problems they encounter in life and work; and organize the foreign-funded enterprises and foreign friends to carry out cultural and sports activities.

All participants shared their ideas and suggestions for the establishment and operation of the fraternity at the meeting during which one president, five vice presidents, one secretary general and one deputy secretary general were elected, and Jilin International Studies University was selected as the permanent secretariat. The official unveiling ceremony of the fraternity is said to be held before late May. Qi Guohua, Director General of CCFAO presented the letters of appointment to the elected president, secretary general and other representatives.


Leaders of Changchun Consultation Association of International Friends  


President : Ziad Oueslati

Vice Presidents : ZHANG Hao / UEMAE NOBUYUKI / WOO KYONG JEI / LIANG Lina / ZHANG Lihua 

Secretary General : GENG Hailong 

Deputy Secretary Generals : PENG Mingxin / HUANG Kai / REN Zhongda