"This has brought me to tears,” Huawei's finance chief Meng Wanzhou, who is detained in Canada on a warrant from the U.S., wrote in an emotional letter thanking her employees for showing their support to her during the difficult times.

Meng has been detained in Canada since last December and is awaiting a hearing on her possible extradition to United States. She faces federal charges for  an alleged scheme by Huawei to evade US sanctions on Iran.

Meng is currently free and under private guard on a C$10 million bail. She agreed to surrender her passports, live in one of her two homes, and also pay for an around-the-clock security detail and wear a GPS ankle bracelet. Meng, who is the daughter of Huawei founder and CEO Ren Zhengfei, is living with her husband Carlos Liu Xiaozong and youngest daughter, in a home in the suburb of Dunbar, reports have said.

“Every time a court hearing has finished, I have seen Huawei employees staying up all night just to follow my case in distant time zone,” Meng said in the letter that was published Monday on the company’s internal online forum.

She thanked all her company employees for their continued support and concern during the difficult times. She sai she was overjoyed by the support she received from people whom she hasn’t met personally. “Over the past few months, many Huawei people whether I know them or not, have continued to care about my safety silently and left messages for me via the Huawei online community, and this has blessed and cheered me up, touching my heart in an indescribable way.”

The company provided the translated version of her letter to CNN.

Meng said it brought tears to her eyes to learn that many employees keep up with her court appearances and many former employees who are retired and settled in Vancouver turned up in support during her court visits.

She expressed her joy over the support she has received.  She added that although her activities have been limited her inner self has "never felt so colourful and vast." She said she felt connected to all the 188,000 Huawei employees.

Meng’s next court appearance is set for September, and a judge in her bail application said the extradition case could last months if not years.

Meanwhile, President Donald Trump is reportedly expected to sign an executive order this week which will ban U.S. companies from using telecommunications equipment made by Huawei, CNet reported.

Meng Wanzhou Supporters stand with a sign outside BC Supreme Court before the bail hearing for Huawei Technologies CFO Meng Wanzhou in Vancouver, Canada, Dec. 10, 2018. Photo: Getty Images/Rich Lam