1- Takes the lead in drafting and revising policies and systems related to foreign affairs;
2- Drafts medium and long-term development plans for foreign affairs in Xiamen;
3- Carries out research investigations to promote Xiamen's international construction, foreign affairs policies and works;
4- Undertakes administrative responses to appeals;
5- Takes the responsibility of foreign affairs publicity;
6- Examines important reports concerning foreign affairs;
7- Provides publicity materials about major foreign-related issues and unexpected events along with relevant government departments;
8- Coordinates and assists municipal external publicity department;
9- Releases foreign affairs news;
10- Edits and publishes XMFAO's promotional literature and maintains its information distributing platforms, such as official website and new media;
11- Arranges XMFAO's foreign-related economic work and offers policy proposals;
12- Assumes routine work of the foreign affairs committee office of Xiamen Municipal Party Committee.
Starting from 21:00 on October 7, 2021, outbound traffic control on all expressways, national and provincial highways will be lifted while epidemic-related checkpoints removed.
Starting from 21:00 October 7, 2021, the risk levels of the following areas in Tong'an District are revised to LOW: