|Chinese women's federation presents electronic equipment to JNCW|
The Jordanian National Commission for Women (JNCW) on Thursday received a contribution of computer and electronic equipment from the All-China Women's Federation.
The timing of the gift, a reflection of the long-standing friendship and cooperation between the women's sectors in the two countries, coincides with the tenth anniversary commemoration of the Beijing Fourth World Conference on Women.
At the presentation ceremony yesterday, Princess Basma expressed appreciation for the gift on behalf of JNCW received from the All-China Women's Federation.
The Princess noted that the gesture consolidates and strengthens the friendly relations and ties between the women of Jordan and China.
"The generous donation to the Jordanian National Commission for Women fosters cooperation between national mechanisms, as called for in the Beijing Fourth World Conference on Women, and will assist in the commission's work on women related issues."
At the end of the ceremony, Chinese Ambassador Luo Xingwu, conveyed on behalf of the All-China Women's Federation an invitation to Princess Basma to attend the upcoming "Beijing 2005: The Tenth Anniversary Commemoration of the Fourth World Conference on Women."
Princess Basma said she hoped this event would renew the commitment to the Beijing Platform for Action.
"I am sure that this important conference will reinforce the necessary measures for addressing the challenges women face in the world today. We look forward to the opportunity to renew our commitment to the Beijing Platform for Action and all it embodies for the process of women's advancement."
Representatives from the Chinese embassy and JNCW also attended yesterday's event.