On Saturday July 5th, the Opening Ceremony of Xiamen Service Center for Foreign Professionals, Guanren Community Branch, the first of its kind in Fujian province, was held in Xiamen’s Guanren Service Center.
7 月 5 日（星期六），福建省首家厦门市外国人才服务站——官任社区分站揭牌仪式在厦门市官任服务中心举行。
This ceremony was held with the support of Siming District, Yundang Street and the efforts from the Guanren Community Center. On that day, Fujian province’s first Service Center for Foreign Professionals was established in The Guanren Community, where a large number of foreign talents live, extending the service window to their doorstep.
On the same ceremony, the “Welcome to Xiamen, Guide for Expats” handbook and online version were released to an audience comprised of Government Officials, foreign talents, the team of social workers and community volunteers at the Guanren Service Center who made the guide possible, press representatives and other local experts.
The comprehensive 200-page guide compiles updated and useful information for expats who move to Xiamen regarding immigration procedures, healthcare, schooling, legal services, leisure activities and emergency assistance, among others. It is openly accessible to the public via this code:
Foreign professionals Jan and Telma (In the pictures below) shared their experience and advice about both personal and family life in Xiamen on a ceremony that represented the warm welcome that Xiamen city and Fujian province grant towards foreign talents.
在福建省厦门市和对外国人才的热烈欢迎仪式上，外国专家 Jan 和 Telma (下图所示) 分享了他们在厦门的个人和家庭生活的经验和建议。
Foreign professional Zuzana Pavlonova (潘淑娜) was appointed as foreign representative of the Xiamen Service Center for Foreign Professionals:
Foreign talents received the Guide from the hands of Mr. Zhang Zefu, Vice President of Xiamen Social Work Association(厦门社工协会副会长 张泽夫)
Master Translations representatives Jevon and Luz with the representative of Xiamen Service Center for Foreign Professionals, Zuzana 潘淑娜
厦门精艺达翻译公司代表 Jevon 和 Luz 与厦门市外国人才服务站服务顾问潘淑娜
Some of the attendees to the Opening Ceremony