About SAFEA and Friendship Award

About Friendship Award

This award is given to a foreign expert who has made an outstanding contribution to China's economic and social progress.


Yahya Mustafa

"Chinese media need to be more professional, more open and transparent."

Premier welcomes experts

The best award for foreign experts in China may be Premier Li Keqiang's pledge for a streamlined procedure to get a permanent residency permit.

China honors foreign experts

The Chinese government honored 100 foreign experts from 25 countries for their contributions to China's development on Monday.

Chinese government holds reception for foreign experts

On the eve of the 65th anniversary of the founding of new China, the government held a reception for foreign experts in the Great Hall of the People.

2014 Winners

John Moore

I have worked here for five years and then got the Friendship Award, which is beyond my expectations.

Bill Gaspard

Falk Hohn

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