1- Supervises and examines implementation of overseas Chinese affairs-related policies and regulations;
2- Examines and approves the applications of overseas Chinese and their relatives who plan to return and settle in China, protects their legitimate rights and interests;
3- Provides finance support for overseas Chinese and their relatives in poverty; takes charge of the management of overseas Chinese-related donations;
4- Provides services for overseas Chinese-related letters and visits;
5- Handles visa notices for Xiamen high-level overseas talents;
6- Provides identity certificates for foreign and overseas Chinese students who plan to study in Xiamen;
7- Guides the reform and development of Tong’an Zhuba Overseas Chinese Economic Development Zone.
Xiamen recently donated 105 books to its sister city in the Philippines, Cebu, to celebrate Cebu-Xiamen Friends Day which falls on Oct 26.
Elod Tasnady, consulate general of Hungary in Shanghai, visited Xiamen, Fujian province from Sept 25 to 26 to seek business cooperation with the Chinese city.