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HKFW 20th Anniversary Kick-Off Ceremony
cum International Women・s Day Celebration

The 20th Anniversary Kick-Off Ceremony cum International Women・s Day Celebration, the 1st celebration event presented by Hong Kong Federation of Women (HKFW), was held at Island Shangri-La Hotel. It was officiated by Mrs. Regina Leung, Wife of the Chief Executive of HKSAR, Madam Song XiuYan, Vice-Chairman of the All-China Women's Federation, Madam Guo Li, Deputy Director of the Liaison Office of the Central People・s Government in the HKSAR, and The Hon. Elsie Leung, Deputy Director, Hong Kong Basic Law Com. of NPC Standing Committee, Madam Annie Tam, Permanent Secretary for Labour & Welfare and Madam Zhang Zin, Member of the Secretariat of the All-China Women's Federation.

"Since its establishment in 1993, the aim of HKFW was all along to unite women from all walks of life in Hong Kong, and to be concerned about Hong Kong affairs for the purpose of maintaining the prosperity and stability of Hong Kong. Number of sub-committees has been increased from eight to fourteen. Number of corporate members has been increased to sixty-six, with overall membership exceeding 100,000 people. Currently, HKFW is organizing more than hundred innovative and meaningful activities annually", Mrs. Peggy Lam, Chairperson, made her welcome speech.

Madam Song XiuYan congratulated HKFW on its 20th Anniversary that since the establishment in 1993, HKFW has been concerned about the livelihood of the people and actively participated in social affairs, contributed to maintain Hong Kong's prosperity and stability and has communicated with the mainland women・s federation to promote the cultural exchange. Madam Song hoped that all the China women federation and HKFW would work together to strive for the realization of the "China Dream".

Guests of the evening included the HKSAR government officials, members of Legislative Council, representatives of National People's Congress, Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference members, cadres of the Liaison Office of the CPG in the HKSAR and of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the PRC in the HKSAR, and leaders of women・s federation from Tianjin, Jiangxi, Guangdong, Guangzhou, Shenzhen and Macao, HKFW Honorary Presidents, Honorary Vice-Presidents and Council members and friends of HKFW.

HKFW's 20 Significant Events
Establishment of HKFW cum Inauguration

Acquisition of Premises

Opening of New Service Centres

Caring for Newly Arrived Children
Youth Leadership Training Programme

Welcoming the 1st Chinese Astronaut, Mr. Yang Liwei

Donation to Orphans of SARS

Chief Executive Meeting Hong Kong Women Groups

Donation to Natural Casualties in Mainland

Donating Education Funds for Girls in Mountainous Areas in China

Building 24 Vocational Training Schools

Caring for Development of North-Western China

Training of Mainland Female Cadres

Initiating Women Groups to participate in the 4th World Conference on Women

Participating in United Nations Meetings

Promotion of International Exchange

Initiating HK Women's 1st Joint Celebration of National Day in 1996

Uniting Hong Kong Women to celebrate the Anniversary of HKSAR

National Day Annual Celebration

Celebrating the 60th Anniversary of the People's Republic of China
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