（中外新闻网记者 张珈闻 ）三月的北京，玉兰芬芳，美酒飘香。在全国人民欢庆“两会”胜利闭幕之即，迎来了中外新闻社创立15周年纪念日子。3月18日晚上，中外新闻社在北京天伦王朝酒店二楼国际会议厅举行中外新闻社创立15周年庆典、2015《中外新闻》时代新闻人物颁奖典礼,承载光荣与梦想、续写精彩与传奇。
Spring came to earth and restored all living beings. After the successful closure of the two national congresses, the NPC and the CPPCC, Home and Abroad News Press had its 15th birthday celebration in Beijing. In the evening of March 18th, the 15th Anniversary Ceremony of Home and Abroad News Press and Award Ceremony of 2015 "The News Person of the Year" were held at the International Conference Hall in Beijing Sunworld Dynasty Hotel. The meaningful event is loaded with glory and dreams, and it continues excellence and legend of Home and Abroad News Press.
中共中央对外联络部原副部长李北海、中共中央宣传部新闻出版局副局长张凡、中纪委原正局级巡视专员吴振芬、中央电视台军事频道中心总监黄齐国将军、团中央大型活动办公室主任陶志宏、北京市人民政府新闻办公室副主任徐和健、中國僑聯組織部部長李傑 、中国记者协会台港澳部处长沈毅兵 、中国记者协会台港澳部副处长陈建平、联合国教科文卫促进会主席杰妮、联合国北北合作组织首席新闻官、中外新闻社总裁韦燕等，出席当晚盛会的外国贵宾有：刚果共和国驻华大使丹尼尔•奥瓦萨阁下 、缅甸联邦共和国驻华大使提林翁阁下 、巴林王国驻华大使安瓦尔•阿卜杜拉阁下 、纳米比亚共和国驻华大使阿贝德阁下、克罗地亚共和国驻华大使奈博伊沙•科哈罗维奇特使Mrs. Bisera Fabrio、上海合作组织媒体俱乐部主席基里洛夫 Mr. Andrey Kirillov、克罗地亚文化参赞比赛亚法布瑞欧、 刚果共和国驻华大使馆经济参赞利库赞比卡。佛朗索 、纳米比亚驻华使馆参赞麦基女士、纳米比亚驻华使馆一等秘书Ms.Maggie Vries、巴林王国驻华使馆参赞 、南苏丹驻华大使馆二秘、巴西驻华使馆公使助理 Ms. Clara、印尼使馆文化参赞Mr. Santo Darmosumarto 及中央电视台、新华社、人民日报、中国新闻社、香港有线电视台、美国中美邮报、法制晚报、新浪网、新华网、搜狐网、中国网等中外媒体记者近200余人出席盛会。
Former Vice Minister of the International Department of the CPC Central Committee Mr. Li Beihai, Former Deputy Secretary of Publication Bureau of the CPC Central Committee Mr. Zhang Fan, the Commissioner of the Commission for Discipline Inspection Bureau Mr. Wu Zhenfen, CCTV director of military channel, General Huang Qiguo, Director of the group activities Office of the Youth League central committee, Mr. Tao Zhihong, Deputy Director of Beijing Municipal People's Government Information Office, Mr. Xu Hejian, Minister of Overseas Chinese Association, Mr. Li Jie, Director of Hong Kong and Macao Office of Chinese Journalist Association, Mr. Shen Yibing, Deputy Director of Hong Kong and Macao Office of Chinese Journalist Association, Mr. Chen Jianping and Chief Information Officer of United Nations North-North Network, the President of Home and Abroad News Press, Mrs. Wei Yan attended the ceremony banquet. The foreign VIP guests were the Ambassador of Croatia to China, H.E. Mr. Nebojsa Koharovic, the Ambassador of Congo to China, H.E. Mr. Daniel Owassa, the Ambassador of Myanmar to China, H.E. Mr. Thit Linn Ohn, the Ambassador of Bahrain to China, H.E. Mr. Anwar Yusuf Abdulla Alabdulla, the Ambassador of Namibia to China, H.E. Mr. Ringo F. Abed, President of Shanghai Cooperation Organization Press Club, Dr. Andrey Kirillov, Cultural Counsellor of Croatian Embassy, Mrs. Bisera Fabrio, Economic Counsellor of Congo Embassy in China, Mr. Likondzabeka Francois, the Counsellors of Namibian Embassy in China, the Counsellor of Bahrain Embassy in China, the Counsellor of Zambian Embassy in China, the Second Secretary of Sudan Embassy, the Secretary of Brazilian Minister in China as well as CCTV, Xinhua News Agency, China News Agency, Hong Kong cable television station, Phoenix TV, the United States China and America Post, Sina.com, Sohu.com, China.com, Xinhuanet.com and over two hundred domestic and foreign reporters and guests.
At 7:38pm, the ceremony officially started with the Chinese national anthem….
The Chief Information Officer of United Nations North-North Network, the President of Home and Abroad News Press, Mrs. Wei Yan gave the welcome speech. She said: “The remarkable national congresses just completed two days ago, we witnessed the new rapid development phase of our great month land. Today, we are together to not only share the joy of the great development achievements of our motherland, but also move forward to another new journey of the bright future. Today, we are gathering together with different skin colors, different languages, different voices and different religions with foreign ambassadors to China, media friends, press officers, friends and guests to celebrate and wish for a more prosperous and stronger China in the future!
At the banquet, on the behalf of the Board of Directors, the Council, the Administrative Committee and 49 regional offices and information centers around the world, Mrs. Wei deeply appreciated all guests’ participation and supports. She also sent her deep appreciation to various teams in Home and Abroad News Press to recognize their hard working, dedication and professionalism which made great accomplishment for making Home and Abroad News Press as an accredited international media.
Mrs. Wei continued that the success of Home and Abroad News Press is built on innovative business model, top-performance talented employees, exploratory encouragement and systematic management. In the past 15 years, we grew from a small company to an international corporation which owns and operates more than 49 global branches and information centers, including U.S.A, Canada, Finland, France, U.K., Singapore, Japan, South Korea, New Zealand, Australia and many other countries. In those countries, our works and contributions were greatly appreciated by the local governments and communities……
Mrs. Wei also mentioned in her speech that "Home and Abroad News Press Beijing Office was opened on May 6th 2011 with the official approval from Hong Kong and Macao Office of the State Council. Since then, Home and Abroad New Press established a solid base in Mainland China and started building closer connections with foreign embassies, various Chinese governmental departments, business association, financial institutions and many top universities and such. On October 13th 2012, Home and Abroad News Press and Communication University of China established the strategic partnership, and Home and Abroad News Press also opened a local office in the Communication University of China. Through this partnership, both organizations achieved consensus to train more high-quality media talents to response to the challenges of today’s media industry and enhance Chinese external communication in the global platform.
At the end, she mentioned that "In Premier Li’s government work report this year, it emphasized on strengthening the ability of international communication and improving the soft power of Chinese culture. In fact, Home and Abroad News Press always explores possible ways to engage diplomatic resources with global connections, improve Chinese talent pools, innovate the reformation and development concepts and promote the media collaboration between Chinese and overseas media channels."
庆典会上，中共中央对外联络部原副部长李北海、中共中央宣传部出版局副局长张凡及刚果共和国驻华大使丹尼尔•奥瓦萨阁下 、缅甸联邦共和国驻华大使提林翁阁下 、巴林王国驻华大使安瓦尔•阿卜杜拉阁下 、纳米比亚共和国驻华大使阿贝德阁下等分别在会上致词，纷纷肯定15年来在国际社会的舞台上，中外新闻社把和谐融入世界，向世人展示的不仅仅是一个传媒的职能，更是传递和平的纽带和桥梁。“展示‘新闻外交’、 推动世界和平”---成为了中外新闻社发展的主题，中外新闻社在推动“新闻外交”、加强国际合作等领域都作出了表率。
In the ceremony, the Former Vice Minister of the International Department of the CPC Central Committee Mr. Li Beihai, the Deputy Secretary of Publication Bureau of the CPC Central Committee Mr. Zhang Fan, the Ambassador of Congo to China, H.E. Mr. Daniel Owassa, the Ambassador of Myanmar to China, H.E. Mr. Thit Linn Ohn, the Ambassador of Bahrain to China, H.E. Mr. Anwar Yusuf Abdulla Alabdulla, the Ambassador of Namibia to China, H.E. Mr. Ringo F. Abed individually delivered their speeches. They all expressed their high appreciation to Home and Abroad News Press for connecting China and the whole world through its unique media positioning and strategies. "Promote World Peace through News Diplomacy" has become the development theme of Home and Abroad News Press. This innovative media plays a more and more important role to enhance international cooperation in all fields.
In today’s multicultural global society, Home and Abroad News Press has been designated as the mainstream media by three United Nation associated organizations. Based on its great influence of our strong brand recognition, we introduced “The News Person of the Year” annual awards to recognize outstanding individuals who made remarkable contributions to the international society and promoting peace and harmony in the global community for many years. In the recent years, a number of foreign diplomats, Chinese high officials and international well-known persons received this special honor, including Ambassadors of Argentina, Spain, Colombia, Hungary, Lithuania, Qatar, Algeria, Rwandan, Serbia, Pakistan, Senegal, Thailand, Zimbabwe, Gahanna, Jordan, Oman and other high officers.
Based on our exclusive interviews and the recommendations from other mainstream media, “2015 Home and Abroad News Press - News Persons of the Year” prize winners were announced in the award ceremony. Chinese officials presented the trophies and certificates to the prize winners. When receiving this special award, the winning ambassadors also expressed their gratitude and recognitions to Home and Abroad News Press for its outstanding contributions on promoting friendship and partnership between China and all countries around the world, knowing that Home and Abroad News Press is an important bridge and channel to connect all countries for friendship and cooperation.
晚会上，和着美妙的音乐，中外新闻社总裁韦燕率中外新闻社领导层：中外新闻社社务会主席徐志强，中外新闻社执行社长 、副总编辑刘登臣，中外新闻社常务副总编辑胡树萌，中外新闻社副总裁张珈闻，中外新闻社副总编辑刘海翰，中外新闻社副总编辑郭智勇， 中外新闻社副社长刘德山，中外新闻社副社长李明远，中外新闻社副社长 马晓忠 ，中外新闻社理事会副理事长马有义，中外新闻社理事会常务理事刘暖尧，中外新闻社理事会常务理事周见华上台，向与会领导和贵宾敬酒致意，期盼中外新闻社在未来的日子里，继续得到大家的关心、支持和帮助，共同在实现“美丽中国梦”的道路上风雨兼程！
With beautiful music, Mrs. Wei Yan led the executiveteam of Home and Abroad News Press, including Chairman of Administration Committee of Home and Abroad News Press, Mr. Xu Zhiqiang, Executive Director of Home and Abroad News Press, Mr. Liu Dengchan, Vice President of Home and Abroad News Press, Mr. Alan Zhang, Executive Editor-in-Chief of Home and Abroad News Press, Mr. Hu Shumeng, Deputy Editor-in-Chief of Home and Abroad News Press, Mr. Liu Haihan, Deputy Editor-in-Chief of Home and Abroad News Press, Mr. Guo Zhiyong, Vice President of Home and Abroad News Press, Mr. Liu Deshan, Vice President of Home and Abroad News Press, Mr. Li Mingyuan, Vice President of Home and Abroad News Press, Mr. Ma Xiaozhong, Vice Consul of Home and Abroad News Press, Mr. Ma Youyi, Council member of Home and Abroad News Press, Mr. Liu Nuanrao and Mr. Zhou Jianhua, to the stage and made a toast for all guests. We hope Home and Abroad News Press would continue receiving the guidance and support from all parties so that we can make our “China’s Dream” come true in the near future!
Today is our birthday; today is another new start for us. We are excited and encouraged at this unforgettable moment. “Friendship, Harmony, Cooperation” is our everlasting theme and pursue. At the banquet, the host and foreign envoys came up to the stage and cut the birthday cake together. Then, all made a beautiful wish for a better tomorrow for Home and Abroad News Press.