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Fight the Pandemic and Enjoy the Lunar New Year Together

In order to help Chinese compatriots in the consular area to fight the pandemic and enjoy a safe Spring Festival, the Chinese Consulate General in Dubai recently organized Spring Festival package distribution events. On January 27, Consul General Li Xuhang went to Dragon Mar in Dubai and Al Qasimia University in Sharjah to attend the distribution events and delivered speeches. Also present were Xu Xiaoping, Vice President and Secretary-General of the Overseas Chinese Federation UAE, Zhang Jianzhong, acting President of the UAE Association for Promotion of the Peaceful Reunification of China in Dubai, other heads of overseas Chinese communities and representatives of Chinese international students.

Consul General Li Xuhang assured overseas Chinese that the Chinese Communist Party and the Chinese government are always concerned about their health and safety, and the Consulate General always puts the safety of compatriots in the consular area first in all its work. As the Lunar New Year approaches, the Consulate General has prepared Spring Festival packages for overseas Chinese in the consular area, hoping to convey through them best wishes and holiday blessings from the motherland to compatriots in Dubai. The Chinese Consulate General in Dubai wishes everyone a safe and happy Spring Festival. The pandemic is still strong as the winter ends and spring is about to arrive. The number of confirmed cases in a single day in the UAE has reached record highs. It is hoped that overseas Chinese in the consular area can take effective measures against the pandemic, work together to fight it with confidence, and have a safe and joyous Spring Festival. The Consulate General will continue to support and work together with every compatriot to forge ahead in the upcoming year.

Li Xuhang made fully positive remarks on Chinese international students of Al Qasimia University for withstanding the impact of the pandemic, supporting fellow students, and continuing their studies. He pointed out that in younger generations lies the future of the country. Therefore, he hoped the students would strictly abide by local pandemic prevention requirements, constantly enrich and improve themselves, and embody the spirit of Chinese youth, which can inspire an immense sense of pride. At present, the complicated pandemic situation in the UAE remained severe. Li Xuhang asked the students to pay close attention to pandemic updates and take strict protective measures as the Consulate General in Dubai continue to coordinate available resources to serve overseas students. The virus is ruthless, but people can take care of and show love to each other. The Spring Festival is approaching. Li Xuhang hope that all students will take good care of their health and continue to study hard, so they may one day serve the country.

Representatives of overseas Chinese including international students expressed their heartfelt thanks for the care from the motherland and said that the Spring Festival packages made everyone feel warm on such an occasion. Full of happiness and pride, they felt sure to enjoy the Spring Festival even when in a foreign country. International students broadcast this event online and received 20,000 likes. As people help each other through this challenging time together under the leadership of the Consulate General, the Year of OX will surely usher in a victorious spring of the pandemic fight.

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