Dial Africa | African envoys gather in Hangzhou for cooperation

2020-09-21 16:07:37 source: ezhejiang.gov.cn

  

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The Zhejiang provincial government hosts a conference with African envoys in Hangzhou on Sept 14. (Photo/zj.zjol.com.cn)

  

The Zhejiang provincial government hosted a conference with African envoys in the provincial capital of Hangzhou on Sept 14.

  

The conference was themed around defeating COVID-19. Among the attendees were 21 ambassadors (or chargé d'affaires) to China from African countries, 13 deputy ambassadors, ministers, and counselors to China, Zhejiang government officials, and managers of Zhejiang-based enterprises involved in China-Africa cooperation.

  

Zhu Congjiu, deputy governor of Zhejiang, welcomed the African diplomats' visit to the province in a speech. Zhu mentioned various exchange and cooperation programs between Zhejiang and African countries in recent years and called for strengthening bilateral cooperation amid the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond.

  

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Zhu Congjiu, deputy governor of Zhejiang, speaks at the conference. (Photo/zj.zjol.com.cn)


Rahamtalla M. Osman, head of the AU Mission to China, praised China as a trustworthy partner in his speech at the conference. He expressed hope that Africa and China can enhance cooperation in trade, education, human resources, and more.

  

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Rahamtalla M. Osman, head of the AU Mission to China, speaks at the conference. (Photo/zj.zjol.com.cn)

  

Abdallah Abdillahi Miguil, Djibouti's ambassador to China, delivered a speech on behalf of the group of African envoys. Miguil said that this year marks the 20th anniversary of the establishment of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC) and that China-Africa cooperation has been presented with both opportunities and challenges amid the pandemic. Miguil expressed hope for a stronger friendship between Zhejiang and Africa.

  

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Abdallah Abdillahi Miguil, Djibouti's ambassador to China, speaks at the conference. (Photo/ zj.zjol.com.cn)

  

During the conference, the Zhejiang provincial government introduced a Zhejiang-Africa cooperation plan involving public health, economics, higher education, culture, and tourism.


(Edited by Meng Xingyi)

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The Zhejiang provincial government hosts a conference with African envoys in Hangzhou on Sept 14. (Photo/zj.zjol.com.cn)

  

The Zhejiang provincial government hosted a conference with African envoys in the provincial capital of Hangzhou on Sept 14.

  

The conference was themed around defeating COVID-19. Among the attendees were 21 ambassadors (or chargé d'affaires) to China from African countries, 13 deputy ambassadors, ministers, and counselors to China, Zhejiang government officials, and managers of Zhejiang-based enterprises involved in China-Africa cooperation.

  

Zhu Congjiu, deputy governor of Zhejiang, welcomed the African diplomats' visit to the province in a speech. Zhu mentioned various exchange and cooperation programs between Zhejiang and African countries in recent years and called for strengthening bilateral cooperation amid the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond.

  

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Zhu Congjiu, deputy governor of Zhejiang, speaks at the conference. (Photo/zj.zjol.com.cn)


Rahamtalla M. Osman, head of the AU Mission to China, praised China as a trustworthy partner in his speech at the conference. He expressed hope that Africa and China can enhance cooperation in trade, education, human resources, and more.

  

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Rahamtalla M. Osman, head of the AU Mission to China, speaks at the conference. (Photo/zj.zjol.com.cn)

  

Abdallah Abdillahi Miguil, Djibouti's ambassador to China, delivered a speech on behalf of the group of African envoys. Miguil said that this year marks the 20th anniversary of the establishment of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC) and that China-Africa cooperation has been presented with both opportunities and challenges amid the pandemic. Miguil expressed hope for a stronger friendship between Zhejiang and Africa.

  

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Abdallah Abdillahi Miguil, Djibouti's ambassador to China, speaks at the conference. (Photo/ zj.zjol.com.cn)

  

During the conference, the Zhejiang provincial government introduced a Zhejiang-Africa cooperation plan involving public health, economics, higher education, culture, and tourism.


(Edited by Meng Xingyi)

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