Organized by Foreign and Overseas Chinese Affairs Office of Hainan Province, Foreign Experts New Year’s Party 2017 was held in Haikou on the 5th of January. 260 foreign experts, working in Hainan in the field of economy, education, culture and technology, gathered with their family members for celebrating the New Year. Our foreign experts and staff of International Department were invited to attend the party.
Group picture with Director Wang Sheng(R4)
At the party, Wang Sheng, Director General of Foreign and Overseas Chinese Affairs Office of Hainan Province, extended the New Year’s greetings to all the foreign experts and their family members, and also expressed his heartfelt gratitude to foreign experts for their great contributions to Hainan’s construction. He said, with the principles of neighborhood diplomacy of amity, sincerity, mutual benefit and inclusiveness, we have deepened exchanges and cooperation with countries along Lancang-Mekong River. We held major international conferences, and made breakthroughs in exchanges between Hainan and countries in North America, Central and Eastern Europe, Africa, as well as the Shanghai Cooperation Organization and BRICS countries. Those achievements cannot be made without the support and help of foreign experts and international friends. Foreign experts have been a major player in the people-to-people and cultural exchanges between Hainan and the rest of the world the import of advanced technology and management experience.
Director Wang Sheng(left) talked to the Russian teacher, ANATOLII SHCHUKIN(right),
and inquired his teaching life in Sanya University
This year our foreign experts actively took part in the party and some also give great talent shows, which drew great attention and received high praise from leaders and international friends.
Foreign expert, RAPHAEL COMPRONE, showing his talent in Taiji, Chinese flute and Didjeridu