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Guangdong and Guangxi PSBs Meet with Foreign NGO Representatives

Ministry of Public Security WeChat Posts—April 29, 2019

April 29, 2019:

The Guangdong Province, Zhuhai City Public Security Bureau (PSB) Foreign NGO Management Office recently organized a meeting with 12 foreign NGOs, including the Federação das Associações dos Operarios de Macau and the União Geral das Associações dos Moradores de Macau, to discuss the Foreign NGO Law and resolve any related issues. Representatives from the provincial-level PSB Foreign NGO Management Office also participated in the meeting.

The PSB stated that with the opening of the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge, and the announcement of the “Guangdong-Macau Greater Bay Area Development Plan Outline,” exchange and cooperation between Macau and Guangdong, including foreign NGO activities in Guangdong and interior provinces, will increase. The PSB also expressed its hope that Macau’s foreign NGOs would carry out their activities in accordance with the law and do their part to bring investment, technology, and modern managerial concepts to the region, thereby promoting the development of the domestic charity sector. The Guangdong PSB intends to carry out its responsibilities in accordance with the law, strengthen its communication with foreign NGOs, and actively coordinate with foreign NGOs to resolve any difficulties and ensure the legal operations of activities in Guangdong, while fully protecting the lawful rights and interests of foreign NGOs.

The representatives from 12 of Macau’s foreign NGOs indicated that the meeting provided them with meaningful guidance, that the explanations given by members of the PSB offices provided them with a more thorough understanding of the Foreign NGO Law, and that they hoped there would be the opportunity to participate in similar activities in the future.

April 29, 2019:

Recently, the Guangxi PSB Foreign NGO Management Office met with the chief representative of the Korea Federation of SME Fusion. The Foundation chief representative thanked the PSB for its support and discussed the organization’s operations in recent years, which it has carried out in strict adherence to the Foreign NGO Law. The Foundation also sought advice regarding certain difficulties the organization has encountered.

The PSB welcomed the Foundation and affirmed its positive contribution to promoting cooperation and exchange with Korean SMEs. In addressing the difficulties encountered by the group, the PSB pledged to fulfill its responsibilities in accordance with the law, strengthen exchange and communication between Professional Supervisory Units and Chinese Partner Units, and resolve practical difficulties encountered by foreign NGOs.

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