Ambassador Xiao Jianguo Attended The Qingming Memorial Ceremony of The Overseas Chinese in Timor Leste
2019-04-09 19:44

On April 5, Ambassador Xiao Jianguo was invited to attend the Qingming Memorial Ceremony held by the Timor-Leste Chinese Chamber of Commerce at the Chinese Cemetery in Dili. Representatives of Secretary of State for the Affairs of Combatants of National Liberation of Timor-Lester Goverment, and other representatives of the overseas Chinese community in Timor -Leste participated the above activity.

Ambassador Xiao made remarks at the Ceremony. He said "the overseas Chinese in Timor Leste have made important contributions to national independence and economic development of this country. It is hoped that the overseas Chinese could follow the example of the ancestors, and carry forward the good Chinese tradition of respecting martyrs and advocating filial piety, and be integrated into the local community actively, making new contributions to the development of Timor-Leste and to the friendship between Timor-Leste and China."

The participants offered incense and laid flowers to the ancestors of overseas Chinese and the Chinese compatriots killed in national independence movement in Timor-Leste. The ceremony was solemn with a deep and touching atmosphere.

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