OFFICE OF THE COMMISSIONER OF THE MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS OF THE PEOPLE’S REPUBLIC OF CHINA IN THE HONG KONG SAR RELATED THE FOLLOWING TO THE ARAB CHAMBER OF COMMERCE & INDUSTRY

August 11, 2022

China’s Position on The Taiwan Question and U.S. Practice of Forced Labor

Please see below the links for your reference and reporting:

https://english.news.cn/20220810/d60e07b5a39e4f3b962e471ea22428d7/c.html
White Paper on The Taiwan Question and China’s Reunification in the New Era

https://english.news.cn/20220810/df9d3b8702154b34bbf1d451b99bf64a/c.html
Full Text of The Taiwan Question and China’s Reunification in the New Era

https://english.news.cn/20220810/6aee2abeab9548019ed53d338863ca54/c.html
Spokesperson’s remarks on the White Paper

https://english.news.cn/20220809/5064b63fa02b495496f70266386bf844/c.html
The United States’ Practice of Forced Labor at Home and Abroad: Truth and Facts


THE ARAB CHAMBER OF COMMERCE PRESIDENT LORD EDWIN E. HITTI INVITED BY COMMISSIONER LIU OF THE MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS OF THE PEOPLE’S REPUBLIC OF CHINA IN THE HONG KONG SAR FOR BRIEFING ON PRESIDENT XI JINPING’S IMPORTANT SPEECHES

July 7, 2022

On the special occasion marking the 25th anniversary of Hong Kong’s return to the motherland, Chinese President Xi Jinping physically attended the meeting celebrating the 25th anniversary of Hong Kong’s return and at the inaugural ceremony of the sixth-term HKSAR government and delivered important speech(s) in Hong Kong.

On July 6, Commissioner Liu Guangyuan made a briefing on President Xi Jinping’s important speeches delivered on the 25th Anniversary of Hong Kong’s return to China. Here is the main content of the briefing.

http://hk.ocmfa.gov.cn/eng/zydt_1/202207/t20220706_10716326.htm

Here is the full English text of President Xi’s speech at the ceremony for your reference.

https://english.news.cn/20220702/84161c1f78fc4cd3ad239d059e1b400f/c.html

As provided by the Department of Policy Research


LORD EDWIN E. HITTI PRESIDENT OF THE ARAB CHAMBER OF COMMERCE & INDUSTRY ATTENDS THE “VISION 2030 FOR RULE OF LAW” SYMPOSIUM ORGANISED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE, ASIAN PEACE AND RECONCILIATION COUNCIL AND THE ASIAN ACADEMY OF INTERNATIONAL LAW

May 30, 2022

Commissioner Liu Guangyuan of the Commissioner’s Office of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Hong Kong was invited to attend the “Vision 2030 Focuses for Rule of Law” International Symposium hosted by the Department of Justice of the SAR Government.

The Department of Justice officially launched the 10-year initiative, “Vision 2030 for Rule of Law” in November 2020, seeking to promote the proper understanding and recognition of the rule of law by studying its various elements through research, stakeholders’ collaboration and capacity building.


THE ARAB CHAMBER OF COMMERCE & INDUSTRY PRESIDENT LORD EDWIN E. HITTI ATTENDS THE OPENING OF “THE AALCO HONG KONG REGIONAL ARBITRATION CENTRE” WITH THE SUPPORT OF THE INCLUSIVE DISPUTE AVOIDANCE AND RESOLUTION OFFICE (IDAR)

May 30, 2022

AALCO currently comprises Kuala Lumpur (formerly known as The Regional Centre for Arbitration, Kuala Lumpur) in Cairo, Lagos, Tehran and Nairobi. The AALCO Hong Kong centre adds to the five existing regional arbitration centres.

At the opening ceremony, Secretary for Justice Teresa Cheng said she hoped that together with the existing AALCO arbitration, the Hong Kong Centre will stand united by the ideals of friendship and collaboration by promoting trade and investment in the Asian-African region.


OFFICE OF THE COMMISSIONER OF THE MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS OF THE PEOPLE’S REPUBLIC OF CHINA IN THE HONG KONG SAR SHARED WITH THE ARAB CHAMBER OF COMMERCE & INDUSTRY, PRESIDENT XI JINPING’S KEYNOTE SPEECH AT BOAO FORUM, TITLED: RISING TO CHALLENGES AND BUILDING A BRIGHT FUTURE THROUGH COOPERATION

April 23, 2022

On the morning of April 21, President Xi Jinping delivered via video link a keynote speech titled “Rising to Challenges and Building a Bright Future Through Cooperation” at the opening ceremony of the Boao Forum for Asia Annual Conference 2022 held in Boao, Hainan Province.

He proposed a Global Security Initiative, and stressed that humanity is a community with a shared future where all people rise and fall together, and all countries need to stay confident and united and build a bright future through cooperation.

Please click on the link bellow to check the full text. https://www.mfa.gov.cn/eng/zxxx_662805/202204/t20220421_10671081.html


THE ARAB CHAMBER OF COMMERCE & INDUSTRY’S PRESIDENT LORD EDWIN E. HITTI ATTENDS WHITE PAPER BRIEFING AT THE OFFICE OF THE COMMISSIONER OF THE MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS OF CHINA IN THE HKSAR

December 23, 2021

The Arab Chamber of Commerce & Industry’s President, Lord Edwin E. Hitti, was delighted to attend Mr. Liu Guangyuan, Commissioner of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region’s, briefing on the White Paper “Hong Kong Democratic Progress Under the Framework of One Country, Two Systems”.

http://www.fmcoprc.gov.hk/eng/zydt/202112/t20211222_10474108.htm


December 23, 2021


THE ARAB CHAMBER OF COMMERCE & INDUSTRY TAKES PART IN A VIRTUAL TOUR OF CHINA’S GBA FOR FOREIGN BUSINESSES IN HONG KONG JOINTLY HELD BY THE OFFICE OF THE COMMISSIONER OF THE MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS IN THE HONG KONG SAR, THE SAR GOVERNMENT AND THE GUANGDONG PROVINCIAL GOVERNMENT

November 29, 2021

Lord Edwin E. Hitti, President of The Arab Chamber of Commerce & Industry, attends the jointly held event by the Commissioner’s Office of the Chinese Foreign Ministry in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR), the HKSAR government, and the Guangdong provincial government. The event was themed “A New Journey with Greater Opportunities.”

Liu Guangyuan, Commissioner of the Chinese foreign ministry in the HKSAR, said the event could let foreign business communities in Hong Kong see China’s firm determination in expanding opening up, the opportunities in China’s building of a new development pattern, and Hong Kong’s advantages in seizing opportunities in China’s rapid development.

Carrie Lam, Chief Executive of the HKSAR, said the Greater Bay Area (GBA) not only leads the country in terms of its level of economic development, but also enjoys strong complementarity particularly with Hong Kong, such as in the area of innovation and technology.

Cong Liang, Deputy Head of the National Development and Reform Commission, said more efforts will be made to help Hong Kong to enhance its competitive edge and provide a more favorable development environment for foreign-funded enterprises and other types of market entities.

The special event included a virtual tour of six leading enterprises from Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Dongguan and Zhuhai, with their respective business focuses, including intelligent equipment, and biomedical electronics business opportunities in the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao, GBA. It was held in Hong Kong and Shenzhen concurrently on Friday, taking representatives of foreign Chambers of Commerce and firms on a virtual tour of the vibrant region.


HEADS OF INTERNATIONAL CHAMBERS; H.E. COMMISSIONER LIU GUANGYUAN COMMISSIONER OF THE MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS OF THE PEOPLE’S REPUBLIC OF CHINA IN THE HONG KONG SAR; AND HONG KONG’S FINANCIAL SECRETARY CHAN MO-PO, PAUL, REITERATED COMMITMENT TO HONG KONG’S FUTURE

November 4, 2021

Lord Edwin E. Hitti among heads of Hong Kong’s International Chambers; H.E. Commissioner Liu Guangyuan of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Office of the People’s Republic of China in the Hong Kong SAR; and the Hong Kong SAR Government’s Financial Secretary Chan Mo-po, Paul, reiterated jointly their commitment to Hong Kong’s future prosperity and development.

Department of Policy Research at the Office of the Commissioner also shared that on October 25, 2021, President Xi Jinping attended the conference marking the 50th anniversary of the restoration of the lawful seat of the People’s Republic of China in the United Nations and delivered an important speech in Beijing.

Click the bellow links for more:

https://www.fmprc.gov.cn/mfa_eng/zxxx_662805/t1916577.shtml

A look at China’s economy in first three quarters:

https://govt.chinadaily.com.cn/s/202110/20/WS616f886a498e6a12c1206de0/a-look-at-chinas-economy-in-first-three-quarters.html


Office of the Commissioner of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the People’s Republic of China in the Hong Kong SAR related the following to The Arab Chamber of Commerce & Industry

September 28, 2021

Department of Policy Research at the Office of the Commissioner of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the People’s Republic of China in the Hong Kong SAR related the following to The Arab Chamber of Commerce & Industry for further dissemination:

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Tuesday made a statement at the general debate of the 76th session of the United Nations General Assembly via video, calling for bolstering confidence and jointly addressing global threats and challenges to build a better world for all.

The full text is here for your reference:

https://www.fmprc.gov.cn/mfa_eng/zxxx_662805/t1908767.shtml

Please also check out the links below for “Report on Hong Kong’s Business Environment: A Place with Unique Advantage and Unlimited Opportunities” which was released today by HKSAR government, and Commissioner’s statement on the report.

1. Report on Hong Kong’s Business Environment: “A Place with Unique Advantage and Unlimited Opportunities”

2. Commissioner’s Office: Hong Kong’s status as a global financial hub is rock-solid and all intimidation will fall through

 http://www.fmcoprc.gov.hk/eng/gsxw/t1910143.htm