Name: 10th Anniversary of Macao's Return to the Motherland (澳门回归祖国十周年)
Date of Issue: 20 December 2009
Value: 3 stamps/set
1.20元 (3-1): Celebration (欢庆)
1.20元 (3-2): Cooperation (合作)
1.50元 (3-3): Prosperity (繁荣)
December 20, 2009 marks the 10th anniversary of Macao's return to the motherland. Macao has taken on a brand new look since its return to the motherland. With the support of the Central Government, Macao Special Administrative Region, drawing together and leading the people from all walks of life, has earnestly carried out the policies of "one country, two systems", "Macao people governing Macao" and "enjoying a high degree of autonomy", and has energetically coped with all kinds of challenges to maintain a good situation in which economy sees a sustained growth, society maintains harmonious and stable, and people's livelihood gets better and better step by step. Over the past 10 years, Macao has developed a closer tie with mainland China, and has had more external contacts each passing day; meanwhile its trade cooperation has expanded continuously. Macao is marching forward with vigor and vitality after its return to the motherland, and has opened up a successful practice of and bright prospects for the "one country, two systems" policy.
Sunday, December 20, 2009