East China's Jiangsu Province recently welcomed a delegation of overseas Chinese women from Spain. Deputy Director of the Jiangsu Overseas Chinese Affairs Office Ji Junqiu greeted the representatives from Spain's Overseas Chinese Women's Federation, headed by their President Ruan Songying, on March 31, 2012.
During the meeting, Ji said that she was impressed with the federation's excellent work amongst Spanish women and expressed hope that the organization would further promote overseas Chinese women's status, and contribute to trade relations and cultural exchanges between Jiangsu Province and Spain.
Ruan presented the history and development of the organization since its establishment in 1995. "Overseas Chinese women in Spain are very active in participating in events that enrich their personal lives and help them assimilate into local society," said Ruan., "They work hard with their male counterparts in both family life and career development."
Chinese women in Spain have fully exercised their influence upon many fields, including local politics and economic activities, Ruan added.
Accompanied by staff from the office, the delegation toured Nanjing city and expressed their interest in investing in a program that will bring Spanish cuisine to the city.
(Source: chinanews.com/Translated by womenofchina.cn)
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