1- Coordinates and handles Xiamen-related emergency situations in foreign countries, provides consular protections for legal persons within Xiamen’s jurisdiction in foreign countries;
2- Manages Xiamen’s activities conducted by overseas non-governmental organizations;
3- Provides assistances in foreign-related affairs, such as anti-terrorism and fighting against cults;
4- Coordinates major foreign-related events in Xiamen, examines and reports to higher departments the international conferences held by organizations in Xiamen;
5- Coordinates and guides relevant departments in management of foreign experts;
6- Assists the handling of foreign-related cases in Xiamen, coordinates and manages foreigners in Xiamen.
The 15th Xiamen International Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label road race event, held by the Fujian province city since 2003 will run on Jan 2, 2017.
The Jimei Arles International Photography Festival will return to the city of Xiamen for the second year on Nov 20