NEW CHINESE AMBASSADOR TO SIERRA LEONE PRESENTS LETTER OF CREDENTIALS TO PRESIDENT BIO AT STATE HOUSE
By Abdul Rahman Suagibu , New Africa Business News
New Africa Business News- The Chinese Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the Republic of Sierra Leone, Hu Zhangliang, has on Thursday 11th of April, 2019 presented his Letter of Credentials to His Excellency President Julius Maada Bio at State House in Freetown.
Ambassador Zhangliang said it was an honour and privilege to present his credentials to President Bio and to represent his country in Sierra Leone. He said China had high respect for the Government of Sierra Leone because of the devoted efforts of President Bio to the wellbeing of the people, adding that under his leadership in one year he had embarked on a new historical path with fresh vitality.
China and Sierra Leone enjoy a traditional relationship. Over the past forty eight years since the establishment of diplomatic ties, the two countries have enhanced political trust and have made good progress in advancing the friendship and cooperation in various fields. China appreciates Sierra Leone’s efforts in maintain the ties between the two countries.
Last year’s meeting between the two Presidents sets out the blueprint for the future of bilateral relations. China has had great importance placed on a comprehensive, strategic and cooperative partnership with Sierra Leone. The Ambassador said, they will continue to strengthen cooperation with Sierra Leone in areas of infrastructure, agriculture, health care, education, culture, military and other fields to further develop the relations and bring benefits to the people of Sierra Leone he assured.
For New Africa Business News Abdul Rahman Suagibu Reports, Africa Correspondent.