Governor Wu Zhenglong presenting Mr. Qiu a certificate of appointment
On Jan. 25, 2019, in the ceremony engaging new counselors to the government of Jiangsu Province, Mr Wu Zhenglong, Governor of Jiangsu Province, bestowed appointment letters to 15 newly appointed counselors. Among them was Mr Qiu Zhonghui, Chair of board of the Amity Foundation. Mr Qiu’s appointment was made in September 2018.
During a speech, Governor Wu Zhenglong gave congratulations to the new counselors, pointed out the importance and positive contribution of China's counseling system. Counselors to the government are supporting decision makers with expertise and functioning as a “think tank”. The major role of Counselors Office is to participate in the discussion of public affairs, make recommendations, consult on state affairs, undertake democratic supervision and forge friendship. In most cases, counselors are renowned for great talent, virtue and reputation.