…Ambassador to Sierra Leone, Ambassador wolfgang weithhoff at the commission’s headquarters in Freetown.
The Ambassador of the People’s Republic of China to Sierra Leone, Zhao Yanbo has re-echoed his President Xi Jinping support to improve Sierra Leone’s public health and the establishment of an independent industrial system for sustainable development.
He was speaking at a reception to mark the 66th anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic of China held at the embassy at Spur Loop Wilberforce.
Chinese Ambassador Zhao Yanbo said China is an active player and an important driving force for economic growth.
He said China has advocated for three major networks of highway, railway and aviation and industrialization for the cooperation with African countries.
He informed the gathering that the Chinese President, Xi Jinping at the UN General Assembly in New York announced series of initiatives for the cooperation with the other developing countries.
Ambassador Zhao said China will join hands with the Government and people of Sierra Leone to build a new China-Sierra Leone relationship.
Deputy Minister Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Dr. Ebun Strasser-King said China’s import and export capacities continue to grow substantially with a corresponding shift in the global market.
She said China’s relationship with other nations is the principle of mutual respect and trust as well as commitment and dedication to the pursuit of win-win outcomes.
Dr. Strasser-King said they are hopeful that the trend will continue in all areas for socio economic cooperation.
The 66th Anniversary cake was cut by Vice President Victor Bockarie Foh, the Chinese Ambassador and the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs.