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武汉喝茶群:Fang Yiwei, Chairman of the San Francisco-Shanghai Sister Cities Committee, dies

Fang Yiwei, Chairman of the San Francisco-Shanghai Sister Cities Committee, dies
方以伟在2019年8月24日主持“并肩远航-美中关系峰会Fang Yiwei hosted the “Side by Side Voyage-US-China Relations Summit” on August 24, 2019

San Francisco, August 31 (Reporter Deng Wei) Fang Yiwei, chairman of the San Francisco-Shanghai Sister Cities Committee and former chairman of the San Francisco Bay Area MRT Board of Directors, died of a heart attack on August 14.He was 59 years old.

Fang Yiwei is the eldest son of the well-known American overseas Chinese leader Fang Li Bangqin and his late husband Fang Dachuan.Graduated from the University of California, Berkeley and Austin Law School,He was the president and publisher of “Asian Week” (AsianWeek),Deputy publisher of the Independent News Group and president of the “San Francisco Observer”.

Since 1996,Fang Yiwei is the chairman of the San Francisco-Shanghai sister city committee,Has been committed to advancing the development of US-China relations.August 24, 2019He planned and presided over the “U.S.-China Relations Summit” with the theme of “Side by Side”,California dignitaries and the Chinese Consul General in San Francisco attended.