A photo exhibition was launched in Macao on Tuesday to mark the 15th anniversary of Macao's return to China.
The exhibition, with more than 200 photos on display, featured the remarkable achievements attained in Macao since the Macao Special Administrative Region (SAR) was established in 1999.
The exhibition, co-sponsored by the Asia-Pacific regional bureau of Xinhua News Agency, Macao Foundation, Macao Convention and Exhibition Association, showcased the rapid socioeconomic development in the SAR under the "one country, two systems," "Macao people governing Macao" with a high degree of autonomy.
"The photo show links the past, present and future of Macao," said Ju Mengjun, chief of Xinhua's Asia-Pacific regional bureau.
Chief Executive of the Macao SAR Chui Sai On, Deputy Director of the Liaison Office of the Central People's Government in the Macao SAR Chen Sixi and deputy head of Commissioner's Office of the Foreign Ministry in the Macao SAR Pan Yundong as well as people from various communities in Macao visited the exhibition.
The photo show, which will last to December 26, is held at the exhibition hall of the UNESCO Center of Macao.
(Xinhua News Agency December 16, 2014)