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China Committed To Boost Relations

‘With the direction of Xi Jinping Thought on Diplomacy, China is committed to breaking new ground in major country diplomacy’
03 Feb 2019 10:00
China Committed To Boost Relations
Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama (second row standing, fourth from left), Chinese Ambassador to Fiji Qian Bo (second row standing, sixth from left) with officials and participants of the Spring Festival reception at the Civic Centre in Suva on February 1, 2019. Photo: Ilaitia Ravuwai

The Chinese government is committed to working with Fiji to boost relations between the two countries to new heights.

While delivering his address at this year’s Spring Festival reception, Chinese Ambassador to Fiji Qian Bo said practical cooperation between Fiji and China will bring tangible benefits for its citizens.

He said relations between the two countries continue to grow from strength to strength through the facilitation of high- level exchanges, practical cooperation, cooperation between local governments and people to people exchange.

“With the direction of Xi Jinping Thought on Diplomacy, China is committed to breaking new ground in major country diplomacy with Chinese characteristics, building a community with a shared future for humankind,” Mr Qian said.

“As genuine and close friends,China and Fiji are important development partners, with shared concerns and interests.”

“With President Xi’s successful meeting with the leaders of Pacific island countries last November, a new chapter has opened for China-Fiji relations.”

Mr Qian highlighted China’s achievements saying their Gross Domestic Product increased by 6.6per cent achieving the expected growth target of about 6.5 per cent.

Edited by Susana Tuilau

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