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Remarks by Ambassador Qiu Xuejun on China – Eritrea Friendship and Cooperation

Chinese Ambassador Qiu Xuejun
Chinese Ambassador to Eritrea, H.E. Mr. Qiu Xuejun shed some light on the activities of his Embassy, the Chinese medical team, the Confucius Institute and the Chinese enterprises in Eritrea that are contributing in the promotion of China – Eritrea friendship and cooperation.

By Ambassador Qiu Xuejun | Chinese Ambassador to Eritrea,

Your Excellencies,

Eritrean Friends from various social sectors,
Chinese faculty members and Eritrean students at the Confucius Institute,
Members of Chinese Medical Team to Eritrea,
Workers of Chinese companies,
Ladies and Gentlemen,

Good evening! Welcome to the 2016 Reception for Eritrean friends from various social sectors.

When the Chinese Embassy in the State of Eritrea held a similar reception for the first time last year, and was well received. Eritrean friends from all walks of life who attended the reception had passed a wonderful evening of sharing their stories about China-Eritrea friendship. Continue reading Remarks by Ambassador Qiu Xuejun on China – Eritrea Friendship and Cooperation

China Commits Millions in Aid to Eritrea

China is by far Eritrea’s major development partner

By TesfaNews,

The Guardian newspaper this week reveals that China has committed $75bn (£48bn) on aid and development projects in Africa in the past decade. US researcher group, AidData, launched the largest public database of Chinese development finance in Africa, detailing almost 1,700 projects in 50 countries between 2000 and 2011.

The data, which challenges what has for years been the dominant story – Beijing’s unrelenting quest for natural resources – is likely to fuel ongoing debate over China’s motives in Africa.  Continue reading China Commits Millions in Aid to Eritrea