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Chinese Embassy in Grenada hosted a reception celebrating the 68th Anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China
2017-10-07

 

On 28th September, Chinese Embassy in Grenada hosted a reception celebrating the 68th anniversary of founding of the People’s Republic of China. Governor General H.E. Dame Cecile La Grenade, Acting Minister of Foreign Affairs Hon. Nickolas Steele and about 200 invited guests from all walks of life of Grenada attended the reception. Chinese Ambassador toGrenada H.E. Dr. Zhao Yongchen delivered a speech at the reception.

In his speech, Ambassador Zhao Yongchen recalled the great achievements China has made over the past 68 years and looks forward to the great visionand new developments that the 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China will open up for China. He said, China as a developingcountry, has also brought its own development to the world, by providing more development opportunities. The Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation is a good example of the new model of China’speaceful development.

Ambassador Zhao Yongchen pointed out that 2017 is a year of great development in Sino-Grenada relations. There have been high-level exchanges between the two countries, the political mutual trust continues to deepen, new achievements in pragmatic cooperation have been achieved, cultural exchanges are increasingly active, and there’s mutual support and close collaboration in international affairs. With the joint efforts of both sides, Sino-Grenada relations will be even better tomorrow.

Hon. Nickolas Steele on behalf of the Rt. Hon. Dr. Keith Mitchell, the Prime Minister and Grenada government congratulated the 68th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China. He said that China is the world's second largest economy, and has made great achievements in economic and social developments. While being thelargest developing country, China has always understood and supported the developing countries, including Grenada. China has played a pivotal role with the community of nations, as it engages in the United Nations, G20,CELAC and CARICOM. China-CELAC Forum has become a new cooperation platform and will enable the two sides to achieve mutual benefit and win-win situation. He highly appreciates the fruitful achievements of cooperation, particularly China's long-standing selfless help and support for Grenada. China has funded Grenada towards theupgrade and expansion of the airport, low-income housing and other projects. China is a sincere and reliable friend of Grenada. Grenada will abide by the one-China principle, and will work together with China toenhance political mutual trust, achieve common development, and bringthe relationship between the two countries to a new height.

 

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