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‍‍ New Chinese Ambassador to Sierra Leone Wang Qing Presents Letter of Credence to President Bio
2023-01-07 00:34

On 4 January, 2023, H.E. Wang Qing, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the People’s Republic of China to the Republic of Sierra Leone, presented the Letter of Credence to H. E. President Julius Maada Bio at the State House in Freetown.

Ambassador Wang conveyed the warm greetings and best wishes from His Excellency Chinese President Xi Jinping to His Excellency President Julius Maada Bio. Ambassador Wang said that, in recent years, under the strategic leadership of the two Heads of State, China-Sierra Leone mutual political trust has continued to be strengthened, practical cooperation has been steadily progressing, international coordinationhas been close, and joint fight against COVID-19 has yielded remarkable achievements. All these have injected new momentum into the traditional friendship between the two countries. China is ready to work with Sierra Leone to further implement the important consensus reached by the two Heads of State and promote the Comprehensive Strategic Cooperative Partnership between China and Sierra Leone to a new stage.

H.E. President Bio asked Ambassador Wang to pass his cordial greetings and best wishes to H.E. President Xi Jinping and welcomed Ambassador Wang to Sierra Leone. He said that Sierra Leone valued the relationship with China and appreciated China’s long-term assistance to Sierra Leone’s nation building and economic development. Sierra Leone is willing to work together with China to further deepen the traditional friendship and pragmatic cooperation, so as to promote the bilateral relationship to a new level.

Before presenting his credentials, Ambassador Wang inspected the Presidential Guards of Honor at the State House.

Ambassador Wang Qing arrived in Sierra Leone on 3 January, 2023. Earlier on 4 January, 2023, he presented the copy of the Letter of Credence to Hon. David J. Francis, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation.

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