On September 20, the second general assembly of the Cross-Straits Postal Exchange Association was held in Beijing. Ma Junsheng, Director-General of the State Post Bureau, Liu Aili, Chairman of China Post Group, Zhang Shihong, official from the Taiwan Affairs Office of the State Council, and other officials from the Ministry of Transport and the Ministry of Civil Affairs attended the assembly.
In his speech, Ma Junsheng highly recognized the positive efforts made by the Association in promoting the cross-Straits postal exchange and cooperation, enhancing the wellbeing and kinship of compatriots across the Straits and pushing forward the peaceful development of cross-Straits relations since its founding seven years before, and demanded that members of the Association deepen the study and implementation of the spirit of the 19th CPC National Congress and key thoughts of General Secretary Xi Jinping on work related to Taiwan, continuously facilitate cross-Straits postal exchanges, serve the compatriots on both sides of the Straits wholeheartedly, and strengthen the self-improvement of the Association.
The assembly elected the second council of the Association, in which Liu Aili was elected as the president, Zhao Min, Deputy Director-General of the State Post Bureau, as the Vice President and Secretary General of the Association, and Wen Shaoqi, Vice President of China Post Group, as the Vice President of the association.
Liu Aili, the newly-elected president, pointed out that the Association will thoroughly implement the guiding principles embodied in General Secretary Xi Jinping’s speech at the meeting to commemorate the 40th anniversary of issuing the Message to Compatriots in Taiwan, and shoulder the responsibility of cross-Straits cooperation and exchange. The Association will continue to strengthen its collaboration advantages, adhere to pragmatism and innovation, and deepen cross-Straits postal cooperation and exchanges. It will improve its capabilities and further enhance cross-Straits exchanges in the aspects of postal services, finance, science and technology, environment and personnel. It will also extend cooperation areas, and boost deeper and broader cooperation and development of the postal services across the Straits, thereby contributing to the cross-Straits exchanges and cooperation.
The assembly reviewed and approved the work report and financial audit report of the first council, as well as the association's charter, regulations on membership dues, and the revised draft of the election rules for the second general assembly. More than 120 representatives from relevant national authorities, the State Post Bureau, China Post Group as well as posts and telecommunications colleges and universities attended the assembly.
|Certificate of the President of the Association granted by Ma Junsheng, Director-General of the State Post Bureau to Liu Aili, Chairman of China Post Group.|