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Patriotic businessman Huo Yingdong

Patriotic businessman Huo Yingdong (Picture 1)
Patriotic businessman Huo Yingdong (Picture 1)
Patriotic businessman Huo Yingdong (Picture 2)
Patriotic businessman Huo Yingdong (Picture 3)

Huo Yingdong, born in May 1923, formerly known as Guantai, was born in Panyu, Guangdong Province. He was born in Hong Kong. He lost his father at the age of 7 and entered the Hong Kong Imperial College in Hong Kong at the age of 12, dropping out of school due to the outbreak of the War of Resistance Against Japanese Aggression. Huo Yingdong is an outstanding social activist, a famous patriot, a well-known industrialist in Hong Kong, a close friend of the Chinese Communist Party, the vice chairman of the Eighth, Ninth and Tenth National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference, and the Honorary President of the Hong Kong Chinese General Chamber of Commerce. From November 1992 to November 1996, he was the President of the Chinese General Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong. In 1985, he served as a member of the Drafting Committee of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Basic Law. In March 1993, he was elected as the vice chairman of the Eighth National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference. In March 1998, he was elected as the vice chairman of the Ninth CPPCC National Committee. In March 2003, he was elected as the vice chairman of the 10th National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference at the 10th National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference. On October 28, 2006, he died of illness in Beijing at the age of 84. On December 18, 2018, the Party Central Committee and the State Council awarded Comrade Huo Yingdong the title of reform pioneer and awarded the Pioneer of Reform.

Mr. Huo Yingdong is a famous patriot and a close friend of the Chinese Communist Party. When he was young, he had the ambition, passion and courage to do things for the country. During the period of the War to Resist US Aggression and Aid Korea, in the case of Western countries implementing a comprehensive embargo on China and the "smuggling" of the British and British authorities, he organized a large-scale fleet in Hong Kong, and delivered a large amount of urgently needed materials to the motherland, effectively supporting the anti-US aid. At the end of the 1970s, at the beginning of the country's reform and opening up, he set about planning for investment in the mainland. In 1979, he invested in the construction of Zhongshan Hot Spring Hotel and became one of the first Hong Kong entrepreneurs to invest in the mainland. In 1983, Guangzhou White Swan Hotel, which was built in cooperation with relevant departments of Guangdong Province, began trial operation and became the first large-scale modern hotel designed, constructed and managed by the Chinese themselves. It was highly praised by Comrade Deng Xiaoping. He firmly supported the great concept of "one country, two systems" put forward by Comrade Deng Xiaoping, and sincerely supported the central government's policy toward Hong Kong and made outstanding contributions to ensuring a smooth transition, smooth return and long-term prosperity and stability.

Since 1985, as a member of the Basic Law Drafting Committee of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, he has actively performed his duties, made suggestions and suggestions, and played an important role in the successful formulation of the Basic Law of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region. Since July 1993, he has held important positions in the Preparatory Committee and Preparatory Committee of the Preparatory Committee of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region. He has frequently traveled between Hong Kong and Beijing to attend or preside over relevant conferences to hear and reflect Hong Kong. People from all walks of life participate in the formulation of various programs and policies. After Hong Kong's return to the motherland, he continued to use his social influence and actively implement the "one country, two systems" policy, "Hong Kong people ruling Hong Kong" and a high degree of autonomy. He fully supported the Chief Executive of the Special Administrative Region and the SAR Government in their administration in accordance with the Basic Law to safeguard Hong Kong's prosperity. Stabilization makes new contributions. He actively participated in the cause of reform, opening up, and modernization of the motherland. He has long been committed to the prosperity and stability of Hong Kong. He has been fully affirmed by the party and the country and has forged a profound friendship with the leaders of the central government.

Mr. Huo Yingdong has made significant contributions to the cause of national development and modernization. Since the reform and opening up, he has actively participated in the economic construction of the Mainland. He has invested in or donated a number of major projects such as the Panyu Dashi Bridge, the Luoxi Bridge, the Shawan Bridge and the four bridges on the Guangzhu Highway. He has worked hard for the development of Guangzhou Nansha for more than ten years. A new city in Nansha, Guangzhou was built on the tidal flat. He has devoted himself to supporting the education of the country. Since the 1980s, he has donated huge sums of money to set up various foundations to support education in the Mainland and donate money to build a large number of teaching facilities. His foundation has donated a total of 760 million Hong Kong dollars to education and cultural undertakings across the country. The Huo Yingdong Education Foundation donated more than 15 million US dollars and has funded more than 2,000 young teachers. He and other patriotic entrepreneurs in Hong Kong jointly launched the Peihua Education Foundation in 1982 to train economic management talents and more than 10,000 management personnel in ethnic minority areas in the Mainland. He spared no effort to support the country's sports career.

In 1974, with his vigorous efforts and active efforts, China resumed its seat in the Asian Football Confederation. Since then, he has actively promoted China to return to international organizations such as badminton, basketball, volleyball and bicycle sports. He made significant contributions to Beijing's hosting of the 11th Asian Games and the bid to host the 2008 Olympic Games. In order to encourage the athletes of the motherland, he has repeatedly awarded prizes to athletes and coaches who have achieved outstanding results in the Olympic Games and other major international events. He also donated huge sums of money to build the China Sports History Museum and the Chinese Wushu Research Institute, build sports facilities in many places and schools across the country, and set up an Asian chess fund dedicated to promoting Chinese chess to the world. For more than 20 years, he has donated more than HK$1 billion to support the development of domestic competitive sports and mass sports. He is also very concerned about the construction of the old revolutionary area, and proposed to establish a "red triangle" economic zone with complementary advantages between the three revolutionary old districts of Shaoguan, Guangdong, Ganzhou, Jiangxi and Chenzhou, Hunan Province, and through the affiliated foundations, for the infrastructure construction of the region. Various exchange activities donated 150 million Hong Kong dollars, which made positive contributions to the economic development of the old district.

During the 1992 East China floods and the 2003 SARS epidemic, he donated huge sums of money to help the poor. He also donated money to support the China Disabled Persons' Federation to carry out rescue work, and care for and support the promotion of traditional Chinese medicine. His good deeds have been fully affirmed by the country. In 2005, he was awarded the “China Charity Award” by the Ministry of Civil Affairs and the China Charity Federation. Over the past 20 years of reform and opening up, he has built hundreds of projects in the Mainland through wholly-owned, joint venture, donation, low-interest loans, etc. through his own establishments such as the Huo Yingdong Foundation, the Huo Yingdong Sports Foundation, and the Huo Yingdong Panyu Construction Foundation. The total expenditure is more than 9 billion Hong Kong dollars. He said: "We have only one investment and donation in the Mainland. The purpose is only to hope that the country will flourish and the nation will be prosperous. I have never forgotten that I am a Chinese. I am willing to do my best to do more for the prosperity of the country. Reality." He cares about the suffering of the people and is enthusiastic about charity. Over the years, donations have funded many hospitals to build buildings, add equipment, set up research funds, etc., and won wide acclaim. Huo Yingdong is a model for serving the society; he is modest, low-key, life-like, and admirable. He combines the destiny of the individual with the rise and fall of the nation. His patriotism and noble character are always worthy of respect and nostalgia.

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