14th Lecture Tour by Ambassadors from African Countries Held in Jiangxi
The 14th Lecture Tour by African Ambassadors, sponsored by the CPAFFC and organized by Jiangxi Provincial People’s Association for Friendship with Foreign Countries, was held in Nanchang, capital city of Jiangxi Province on 16 June, 2015. H.E. Michael Kinyanjui, Ambassador of Kenya, H.E. Mr. Ringo F. Abed, Ambassador of Namibia, H.E. Getrude Kasuba Mwape, Ambassador of Zambia, H.E. Horace Ankrah, Deputy head of mission of Ghana, Mr. Afework Shimelis Legesse, Minister Counselorof Embassy of Ethiopia and the officials from relevant department of Jiangxi Provincial People’s Government and the businessmen totaling about 200 guests attended the function.
During the function, the ambassadors and diplomats introduced the overview of investment of their countries, expressed their hopes to strengthen the exchanges and cooperation with China especially with Jiangxi and extended their warm welcome of Chinese businessmen to invest in Africa. Mr. Zhou Pingjian, Deputy Director-General of African Department of Foreign Affairs Ministry introduced the China-Africa cooperation.
On 15 June, Mr. Qiang Wei, Secretary of Jiangxi Provincial Committee of the CPC met with the delegation. Qiang said that the cooperation between Jiangxi and the five African countries had developed quickly, investment amount had increased year by year, and the cooperation potential was large. He wished to take the lecture tour as an opportunity to further enhance the mutual understanding and friendship, to encourage more Jiangxi companies to invest in Africa, so as to enlarge the cooperation with the five countries and Africa at large.
The delegation also paid a study tour to Xiaolan Economic-Technological Development Zone, Zhongding International Engineering, China Jiangxi Corporation for International Economic and Technical Cooperation and Jingdezhen Ceramics Culture Creative Park.