Youth summer camp promotes cross-Strait ties

A new summer camp for young Taiwan compatriots opened in Beijing on Thursday, and guests at the ceremony hoped that young Taiwanese would learn the latest developments in the homeland during the event and contribute their youthful wisdom to promote the great national revival.

The opening ceremony of the 19th Taiwan Compatriot Youth Summer Camp was held in Beijing by the All-China Federation of Taiwan Compatriots. The activity aims to advance China’s beautiful traditional culture, show off the mainland’s economic and social development achievements, and strengthen exchanges and interactions between young people across the Taiwan Strait.

Young Taiwan compatriots should pursue progress, take national rejuvenation as their own responsibility, and contribute their wisdom and sweat to the nation’s rejuvenation, said Ji Bin, deputy head of the federation.

The mainland has provided a wonderful platform for the growth of young Taiwan compatriots, and young people should seize the opportunity and step out of their comfort zone to participate in the development and construction of the motherland, Ji said.

“The great rejuvenation of the Chinese nation is at a critical stage. Young people in Taiwan should recognize the historical trend of inevitable reunification and shoulder the responsibility of the times to promote the peaceful and integrated development of cross-strait relations,” he said. he declared. .

Young people are the foundation of the Chinese nation and the future hope on both sides of the strait. The summer camp has continued through the changing situations on both sides of the Strait and weathered the impact of the epidemic uninterrupted over the years, and such perseverance is invaluable, said Hung Hsiu-chu, former chairwoman of the Chinese Kuomintang Party, in a statement. video speech at the ceremony.

“Civil exchanges and integrated development across the Straits are an irresistible historical trend. I hope Taiwan’s youth will keep the mission of the times in mind and actively play the role of promoters of peace across the Detroit, participants in rejuvenation and efforts for future reunification,” she said.

Since 2004, the camp has held 18 successive sessions, attracting more than 20,000 young Taiwanese from more than 200 colleges and universities in mainland China and overseas.

This year’s camp will be held both online and offline. Participants will participate in study camps on the digital economy and online tea culture. Offline activities will be carried out in nearly 30 provinces, autonomous regions and municipalities, and young people can visit the bases of emerging industries to learn about new developments and opportunities and explore new ideas for job search and education. entrepreneurship.

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