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The Deputy Minister Calls on the Chinese Counselor

The Deputy Minister calls on the Chinese Counselor

Information Directorate, Youyi Building, Sierra Leone, and Tuesday 12th June, 2018 – the Deputy Minister of Information and Communications calls on the Chinese Envoy, Xueiqan Zhanex at the Chinese Consular office at Hill Station. Deputy Minister, Solomon Jamiru on behalf of government expressed gratitude to the government and people of China for what he describes as the long standing bilateral and fruitful relationship between the people of China and Sierra Leone. He reiterated that China has played a very important role in the development of Sierra Leone over the years especially in the area of technology. 

Solomon Jamiru also underscored President Bio’s determination to engage all development partners in furthering the development strides in the country. He appealed to the Chinese government through Counselor Xueiqan Zhanex for assistance in the areas of logistics and capacity building opportunities for both his ministry and the Sierra Leone Broadcasting Corporation to actualize the new direction. 

Counselor Xueiqan said that it is always with pleasure and open hands that China extends her benevolent gestures to Sierra Leone and will always stand by her in times of needs. He disclosed that training opportunities in China are available. He advised the ministry to appoint a focal person who will serve as a liaison between the ministry and the Economic and Commercial Office of the Embassy to facilitate all training requests to the embassy.

 In his closing courtesies, Director of Communications, Bakarr Tarawalie called for more collaboration between China and Sierra Leone.

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