SAN FRANCISCO CELEBRATES
CHINESE NATIONAL HOLIDAY
Ambassador Peng Yuen, Consul General of the People's Republic
of China, praises growth in friendship, culture, and commerce
between China and the United States during San Francisco City
Hall reception, with San Francisco Chief of Protocol Charlotte
Schultz as his guide.
October 4, 2005
Celebrations honoring the National Holiday of China were capped
this weekend by City Hall reception for Chinese Ambassador Peng
Yuen and dignitaries.
Mayor Gavin Newsom honored that holiday, commemorating birth
of the People's Republic of China, noting San Francisco led the
nation in fostering ties between the two nations.
Shen Weilian, Deputy Consul General of the People's Republic of
China in San Francisco,
Raising of the Chinese Flag over San Francisco City Hall by Peng
and Newsom highlighted local festivities.