Chen Xiaodong, the new Chinese ambassador to South Africa, presented a copy of his credentials
Johannesburg, October 8th (Wang Lei) October 8th,Chen Xiaodong, the new Chinese ambassador to South Africa, presented a copy of his credentials to Ambassador Lucy, the head of the South African National Ceremony Bureau and Deputy Director-General for Protocol Affairs of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Chen Xiaodong thanked the South for arranging to submit a copy of the Credentials as soon as he lifted the quarantine.And said,China and South Africa and the two peoples have a traditional friendship,Under President Xi Jinping and President Ramaphosa personally,The China-South Africa comprehensive strategic partnership continues to develop in depth,China-South Africa cooperation has become a model for China-Africa and South-South relations.Since the outbreak of the new crown pneumonia,China and South Africa are helping each other and fighting the epidemic together,It has injected strong positive energy into the solidarity and cooperation of the international community to overcome the epidemic at an early date.current,Both China and South Africa are facing the arduous task of fighting the epidemic, stabilizing the economy, and protecting the people’s livelihood.China is willing to strengthen unity with the South,To deepen cooperation in the fight against the epidemic,Maintain close coordination and cooperation in international affairs,Jointly safeguard multilateralism and international fairness and justice,To achieve win-win cooperation and common development.I would like to work with the South African Ministry of Foreign Affairs and all sectors of society,Make every effort to promote new and greater development of bilateral relations.
Ambassador Lucy, on behalf of the South African Ministry of Foreign Affairs, warmly welcomed Ambassador Chen to take up his new post in South Africa.It means that the friendship between the people of South Africa and China has a long history,In the struggle against apartheid and national construction,China has always been South Africa’s trusted partner and brother.The South thanks China for actively providing anti-epidemic assistance and various support to South Africa and African countries.This fully embodies China’s friendship with South Africa and African countries.The South attaches great importance to the comprehensive strategic partnership between South Africa and China,Willing to work together with China,Promote the sustained and in-depth development of bilateral relations.The South African Ministry of Foreign Affairs is willing to provide all facilitation and support for Ambassador Chen’s performance of his duties and the work of the Chinese Embassy in South Africa.I believe that during the tenure of Ambassador Chen,South Africa-China relations will surely achieve more fruitful results.
Ambassador Chen Xiaodong arrived in South Africa on September 23.