1- Develops friendship and cooperation relations with some foreign organizations, non-governmental organizations and individuals;
2- Coordinates works and provides services to overseas Chinese and organizations;
3- Handles Taiwan-related overseas Chinese affair work together with some relevant departments;
4- Contacts with Chinese People's Association for Friendship with Foreign Countries and China Overseas Exchange Association, undertakes routine work of Xiamen People’s Association for Friendship with Foreign Countries.
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