Posted by: APO | 10 June 2008

Djibouti / China / Assistant Foreign Minister Zhai Jun Meets with Departing Djibouti Ambassador Odowa

Djibouti / China / Assistant Foreign Minister Zhai Jun Meets with Departing Djibouti Ambassador Odowa

DJIBOUTI, Djibouti , June 10, 2008/African Press Organization (APO)/ — On June 5, 2008, Chinese Assistant Foreign Minister Zhai Jun met with departing Djibouti Ambassador Moussa Bouh Odowa.
Zhai made positive comments on the sound development of China-Djibouti relations in recent years and appreciated Odowa’s contributions to the development of the ties during his 7-year tenure as ambassador to China, expressing hope that Odowa will remain committed to bilateral friendship on his new post. Zhai also extended thanks to Djibouti President Ismail Omar Guelleh, who had sent a message of condolence to President Hu Jintao and dispatched his personal representative to visit the Chinese embassy in Djibouti to express condolences following the Sichuan earthquake.
Odowa fully agreed with Zhai’s comments on bilateral ties and thanked for China’s long-standing disinterested assistance to Djibouti, as well as the support and help the Chinese side has offered to him during his tenure in China. Odowa pledged to pay attention to and push forward the China- Djibouti friendship cause as always.

SOURCE : China – Ministry of Foreign Affairs


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