On November 22nd, the Rizhao European and American Alumni Association inaugural meeting and the 1st council meeting was held in Rizhao. The meeting reviewed and approved the "Rizhao European and American Alumni Association Charter (Draft)" and "Rizhao European and American Alumni Association Presidential Committee, Vice President, Secretary-General and Executive Director Election Measures (Draft)", Jiang Wenjuan was elected as President of Rizhao European and American Alumni Association. Yang Zhaoxing, member of the Standing Committee of Rizhao Municipal Committee and Minister of the United Front Work Department, Feng Jianjun, executive deputy director of the United Front Work Department of the Municipal Party Committee, Teng Yizhao, deputy minister of the United Front Work Department of the Municipal Party Committee and director of the Municipal Overseas Chinese Affairs Office, and a total of more than 170 overseas student Representatives including newly elected directors and overseas students attended the meeting.
Jiang Wenjuan, addressing the meeting as the new president, pointed out: the official establishment of the Rizhao European and American Alumni Association signifies a belongness of the students studying abroad. On this occasion, we shall seize the opportunity to play our roles in integrating and activating existing talents, attracting and consolidating talents from abroad, exchanging innovative energies, and planning entrepreneurial platforms. It is necessary to give full play of the role as "new force of foreign affairs". Relying on the inherent resource advantages of the European and American Alumni Association, it’s a great chance to intensify the promotion and to bridge Rizhao to outside world; by paving the way to introduce high-end overseas projects and talents, pump the enterprise development and Rizhao Economic and social progress. With the consideration how industry can serve the country and how industry can be rejuvenated. In order to achieve this goal, Wuzheng has made full use of platform advantages such as the National Technical Innovation Demo Enterprise, National Certified Enterprise Technical Center, National Industrial Design Center, CNAS Center, and Academician Workstation of Shandong Province to promote the in-depth implementation of the strategy of strengthening the industrial city.