Posted by: africanpressorganization | 26 August 2010

Namibian Prime Minister Angula Meets with Chinese Vice Foreign Minister Zhai Jun





Namibian Prime Minister Angula Meets with Chinese Vice Foreign Minister Zhai Jun



BEIJING, China, August 26, 2010/African Press Organization (APO)/ — On August 24, 2010, Namibian Prime Minister Nahas Angula met with visiting Chinese Vice Foreign Minister Zhai Jun in Windhoek, the capital of Namibia.

Angula made positive comments on bilateral ties. He said the friendship between both countries was formed by history. The Chinese people fought side by side with the Namibian people during Namibia’s struggle for national liberation and both sides have forged profound friendship. Angula appreciated the disinterested assistance China has given to Namibia for its economic and social development. He hoped that both countries could make joint efforts to promote bilateral cooperation in all areas and elevate the level of mutually beneficial cooperation. The Namibian prime minister also expressed his sympathy and condolences to the Chinese people as some regions in China have suffered natural disasters such as flooding and mudslides.

Zhai said since China and Namibia forged diplomatic ties 20 years ago, bilateral relations had enjoyed a sound and smooth development with the continuous enhancement of political mutual trust and great achievements in cooperation. In recent years, the two countries have witnessed close exchanges between their leaders and rapid development of economic and trade cooperation as well as people-to-people exchanges, Zhai said. Facts prove that China and Namibia are reliable all-weather friends. He believed that the two countries could make joint efforts to push forward their friendly and cooperative relationship.

At the invitation of the Namibian Foreign Ministry, Zhai arrived in Namibia on August 23 for a visit. During his visit, Zhai also met with Namibian Foreign Minister Utoni Nujoma. Zhai also held political consultations between the two foreign ministries with Peya Mushelenga, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Namibia.



China – Ministry of Foreign Affairs


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