Funeral held for Macao entrepreneur and politician
                 English.news.cn | 2014-06-01 19:25:34 | Editor: An

 

Edmund Ho Hau Wah (R front), vice chairman of National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC), and Fernando Chui Sai On (L front), chief executive of Macao Special Administrative Region (SAR), escort the coffin of Ma Man-kei during a public memorial service in Macao, south China, June 1, 2014. Ma Man-kei, a renowned entrepreneur in Macao and senior political advisor of the Chinese mainland, died of illness at 6 p.m. on May 26. Ma was a distinguished social activist, patriot and close friend of the Communist Party of China. He was vice chairman of the eighth, ninth, tenth and 11th National Committee of the CPPCC. He also held positions as permanent president of Macao Chamber of Commerce and chairman of Chinese Literature Foundation. (Xinhua/Cheong Kam Ka)

MACAO, June 1 (Xinhua) -- The funeral for Ma Man-kei, a renowned entrepreneur in Macao and senior political advisor of the Chinese mainland, was held on Sunday morning in Macao.

Ma was a distinguished social activist, patriot and close friend of the Communist Party of China. He was vice chairman of the eighth, ninth, tenth and 11th National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC).

He also held positions as permanent president of the Macao Chamber of Commerce and chairman of the Chinese Literature Foundation.

Ma passed away on May 26 in Beijing at the age of 95.

During his last days and after he passed way, state leaders, including Xi Jinping, Li Keqiang, Zhang Dejiang, Yu Zhengsheng, Liu Yunshan, Wang Qishan, Zhang Gaoli, and former presidents Jiang Zemin and Hu Jintao, either visited him in the hospital or sent condolences to his family.

Du Qinglin, vice chairman of the CPPCC, delivered a speech at the funeral, saying Ma had contributed his life to the development of the Chinese nation and the prosperity and stability of Macao.

   1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9   

分享
Renowned Macao entrepreneur and politician passes away
Tourists visit Hukou Waterfall of the Yellow River
Tourists visit Hukou Waterfall of the Yellow River
Three-month fishing ban starts in China's Bohai and Huanghai seas
Three-month fishing ban starts in China's Bohai and Huanghai seas
Chinese organizations donate goods to orphanage in Lusaka, Zambia
Chinese organizations donate goods to orphanage in Lusaka, Zambia
Giant pink cat makes debut in Shanghai
Giant pink cat makes debut in Shanghai
An under-construction building collapsed in Delhi
An under-construction building collapsed in Delhi
Indonesia to hold presidential polls on July 9
Indonesia to hold presidential polls on July 9
Pakistani children work on Children's Day
Pakistani children work on Children's Day
DPRK marks International Children's Day
DPRK marks International Children's Day
Back to Top Close
010020070750000000000000011106041333770901