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Friday, December 22 2023 - 19:50
Overseas Chinese Sharing Views on Opportunities and Development in Fuzhou, Fujian
FUZHOU, China, Dec. 22, 2023 /Xinhua-AsiaNet/--

The first Overseas Chinese Talent Conference for Development, co-hosted by 
All-China Federation of Returned Overseas Chinese and the Fujian Provincial 
People's Government, commenced on 20th December in Fuzhou, Fujian Province. The 
conference seeks to establish a platform for sharing industry insights, talent 
policies and measures, fostering interactions among overseas Chinese 
professionals. Additionally, the event serves as a showcase for overseas 
Chinese academic and innovation accomplishments, and a platform to connect 
talents, projects and capital from overseas Chinese communities, aiming at 
building a standing platform of overseas Chinese wisdom for development.

Recently, the poster of the conference has been widely pushed via multiple 
overseas media including "ORIENTAL. PARIS" and social media channels such as 
"Discover Fujian" and "Discover Fuzhou", inviting overseas Chinese around the 
world to join and share their views on opportunities and development, according 
to the Publicity Department of CPC Fuzhou Municipal Committee.

Themed "Blessings from Five Continents in 'Fuzhou': Overseas Chinese Building 
Chinese Dream", the conference, attended by more than 1,000 guests from 37 
countries and regions from home and abroad, incorporates 17 important 
activities, offering a platform for related academic exchanges, showcasing 
innovation accomplishments, and on-site science and innovation competition, 
connection of industry, university, R&D and application, etc.

Fuzhou, Fujian is a major hometown of overseas Chinese. Nowadays, more than 4.3 
million overseas Chinese from Fuzhou live in over 170 countries and regions. In 
recent years, Fuzhou has made every effort to optimise the business environment 
for overseas Chinese, and the city has attracted 17 projects funded by overseas 
Chinese since 2022, signing foreign investment contracts worth of USD 531 
millions in total.

The conference also witnesses Fuzhou city reading out the Fuzhou Declaration of 
the New Generation of Overseas Chinese.

Source: Publicity Department of CPC Fuzhou Municipal Committee

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   Caption: Poster for the first Overseas Chinese Talent Conference for