State Councilor Yang Jiechi (back, 2nd L) speaks during a national meeting with directors in charge of overseas Chinese affairs in Beijing, capital of China, on Jan 15.[Photo/Xinhua]
State Councilor Yang Jiechi has said that overseas Chinese affairs offices have achieved fruitful results during the past year in promoting economic and social development, and enhancing cultural exchanges between the Chinese and foreigners.
He made the remarks during a meeting with directors in charge of overseas Chinese affairs in Beijing on Jan 15.
Yang stressed that work concerning overseas Chinese affairs in a changing global situation is of great importance for fulfilling the Chinese Dream that aims to bring about a great rejuvenation of the Chinese nation.
Authorities in charge of overseas Chinese affairs should follow the guidelines of the Party Central Committee and the State Council, and improve services to Chinese abroad.