Speech by Consul General Wang Donoghue of the Chinese Consulate General in San Francisco on the 2021 Lantern Festival
Viewers, overseas Chinese, and friends of Washington Chinese TV Station:
On behalf of the Chinese Consulate in San Francisco, I would like to extend Chinese New Year greetings and best wishes to you and your family! I also wish you all a happy Lantern Festival!
The past year has been less than an ordinary year. The new epidemic that has just begun has spread globally, seriously threatening the health and safety of people, and severely impacting the economic and social development of all countries. In the face of complex and severe situations and risk challenges, Comrade Xi Jinping the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China, which is at the core, unites the entire party and the people of all ethnic groups in the country, and responds to the extraordinary situation with extraordinary actions. China has achieved important strategic results in the epidemic prevention and control, and has achieved great historic achievements in building a well-off society in all aspects. Stepping up to a new level of 100 trillion yuan in adversity, becoming the only real two major economies in the world. These achievements fully demonstrate the significant advantages of the socialist system with Chinese characteristics and fully prove the strength of China’s development Vigor and resilience. In the New Year, China will base itself on a new stage of development, implement new development concepts, and build a new development pattern. It will promote high-quality development and make new achievements, and make new contributions to the recovery and development of the global economy.
In the past year, the vast number of overseas Chinese fully supported China’s fight against the epidemic, fully demonstrating the unique home and country feelings of Chinese children. At the same time, they actively donated materials to local government medical institutions in the United States and wrote a new chapter in the joint fight against the epidemic. Encountered at a critical juncture of the severe “epidemic”, we have constantly screamed for the stable development of bilateral relations, and played a role as a bridge for Sino-US friendship. Here, on behalf of the Chinese Consulate in San Francisco, I would like to express my high respect and heartfelt to you Thank you! The Chinese Consulate General in San Francisco will continue to serve the overseas Chinese wholeheartedly, and is willing to work with the overseas Chinese to make unremitting efforts to promote the new development of Sino-US relations in the Year of the Ox! I wish you all a family reunion on the Lantern Festival! Happy and auspicious! ! Good luck in the Year of the Ox! Happiness and health! I also wish the Washington Chinese TV station better and better!