Adoptees and Families Welcomed at the Great Hall

 

Adoptees and Families Welcomed at the Great Hall

Today, a group of 230 adopted children and their parents received a warm welcome at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China’s Capitol Hill.  Chinese Minister of Civil Affairs Mr. Li Liguo,  CCCWA Director General Zhang Shifeng, as well as a host of other Chinese high-level officials were excited to visit with the returning children and their families.  “I am overjoyed to see the happy smiles on your faces,”  the Minister told the children. “I truly want to thank all of you adoptive families.  Your boundless love has given new life to these wonderful children.”

China Minister of Civil Affairs Greets Adoptees and Thier Parents in the Great Hall

This event is a part of the Heritage Tour organized by the CCCWA and CCAI.  Since 2011, CCAI has organized over 1000 families and their children to travel on this incredible tour that allows adoptees to experience the best of Chinese culture, as well as visit their orphanages and caretakers.  What an awesome sight!