Pansy Ho appointed head of local UN body

Local entrepreneur Pansy Ho has been appointed President of the Macau Chapter of the United Nations Economic and Social Ministry – France-China Cultural Exchange and Promotion Centre.
In her business capacity, Ho also holds offices of Executive Chair, Shun Tak Holdings Limited; Managing Director, Sociedade de Turismo e Diversões de Macau, more commonly known as the STDM; as well as Co-Chairperson and Executive Director of MGM China Holdings Limited.
To name a few properties, the above entities own and operate the Macau Tower, the New Yaohan Shopping Center, and the MGM resorts in Macau respectively.
In a statement issued by the UN Centre’s Macau Chapter, Ho said, “I feel extremely glad to receive the appointment as the President of the Macau Chapter. The France-China Cultural Exchange and Promotion Centre, being an influential body, has been a crucial bridge connecting China and France.”
She added that she has long known the important role of the centre due to her “long-term in-depth communications with France.”
“Meanwhile, I am not unfamiliar with international organizations’ operations,” she further highlighted. She noted that she is a member of a UN Council, and is the tourism ambassador of the UN World Tourism Organization, among other positions.
In addition, she holds positions in various regional and national organizations, alongside titles of about a dozen governmental medals.
“I am anticipating working with the [international] centre President to uplift the centre to a new level,” Ho said, adding that several seminars and forums will be held in various locations to celebrate 2021 as the China-France Cultural Tourism Year.

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