The 11th National Congress of Overseas Returned Chinese and Their Relatives opened in Beijing on Thursday morning. Leaders of the Communist Party of China (CPC) and the state, including Xi Jinping, Li Qiang, Zhao Leji, Wang Huning, Cai Qi, Ding Xuexiang and Han Zheng, attended the event and extended their congratulations.
About 1,200 representatives of Chinese returnees and their relatives from all over the country and nearly 600 overseas Chinese from more than 100 countries participated in the congress. In a speech, Li Xi expressed congratulations from the congress and extended greetings to overseas Chinese returnees and their relatives, overseas Chinese and workers of the National Federation of Chinese Returnees (ACFROC).
Li commended ACFROC and its affiliated organizations for fulfilling their responsibilities and improving over the years since the 10th National Congress. Overseas Chinese returnees and their relatives and current overseas Chinese have played their unique strengths and contributed to economic development, poverty alleviation, the fight against COVID-19, openness, prosperity and long-term stability of Hong Kong and Macao, and national reunification, according to Li.
He highlighted the need for all people of the Chinese nation at home and abroad to make joint efforts to realize the Second Centennial Goal of transforming China into a great modern socialist country in all respects and advancing the revitalization of the Chinese nation on all fronts. through a Chinese path to modernization.