Overseas Chinese hail Xi's New Year speech as inspiring, encouraging

BEIJING, Jan. 1 (Xinhua) -- Overseas Chinese said Friday that the New Year speech of Chinese President Xi Jinping is inspiring and encouraging, while expressing their hope to contribute to the development of China, as well as the promotion of a community with a shared future for mankind.

Chinese President Xi Jinping delivers his 2022 New Year Address through China Media Group and the Internet on New Year's eve. (Photo: Xinhua/ Ju Peng)

Deng Liang, commander of the 25th Chinese peacekeeping force to the Democratic Republic of the Congo, said that all peacekeepers will continue to uphold and practice the vision of building a community with a shared future for mankind, dutifully fulfill their missions and safeguard world peace.

Chen Denghua, head of the 16th Chinese medical team to Botswana, expressed his excitement after listening to Xi's New Year speech.

"I am proud of my country. As medical staff who are carrying out foreign medical assistance in Africa, we will bear in mind our responsibilities and missions, perform our duties and help more African patients with our stethoscopes and scalpels," Chen said.

Xia Yang, president of the Association of Chinese Students and Scholars in Japan, said that inspired by Xi's New Year speech, Chinese students in Japan will continue to pursue their dreams with perseverance and dedication.

As the Beijing Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games will open soon, Chinese students in Japan will actively participate in the promotion of the Beijing Games in Japan and convey the Olympic spirit to more Japanese people, Xia said.

Wang Junxiao, president of the Brazilian Association for the Promotion of Peaceful Reunification of China, said that overseas Chinese are inspired by Xi's speech, adding that under the leadership of the Communist Party of China, the Chinese Dream of national rejuvenation will come true.