On 7 June 2018 the Consul General of Canada in Shanghai, Weldon Epp visited the Amity Foundation. General Secretary Mr Qiu Zhonghui and Deputy General Secretary Ling Chunxiang and She Hongyu welcomed him.
Mr Qiu Zhonghui gave an introduction about the Amity Foundation, its development over the last 30 years and its present work. In particular Mr Qiu reviewed Amity's collaboration with the Canadian government and Canadian church organizations in comprehensive development projects 20 years ago.
Those projects covered four provinces and eight counties. Mr Qiu emphasized that this did not only support poor people from the countryside to escape poverty, but also helped to lay the foundation for cooperation and friendship between the two countries.
Weldon App empathized the importance of Amity's role and contribution of being a bridge and fostering communication among Chinese and overseas organizations and government institutions.
Mr Qiu presented Weldon App with a Bible of Amity's anniversary edition.