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Embassy of the People's Republic of China in the Republic of Guyana hosts 61st Anniversary National Day Reception

On September 27, 2010, Chinese Embassy in Guyana hosts National Day Reception in observance of the 61st Anniversary of the Founding of the People’s Republic of China. Present were H.E. President Bharrat Jagdeo, Prime Minister Samuel Hinds, Foreign Minister Carolyn Rodrigues, members of the diplomatic corps., friends from all walks of life, representatives from Chinese Communities and Chinese corporations.

H.E. Ambassador Yu Wenzhe welcomes H.E. President Bharrat Jagdeo to attend the Reception

In his remarks, Ambassador Yu Wenzhe said, China’s economy At the present has become the second-largest economy in the world, but the ranking of per capita GDP is well over 100, in other words, it is only about 45% of the world average, and one-tenth that of the developed countries. That’s why China is still a developing country. China and Guyana have over the years conducted fruitful “win-win” economic cooperation projects and the two sides are currently exploring the potential in electric power, agriculture and ICT industry. The Ambassador then assured that the Chinese Government will continue to encourage and support the credible Chinese companies to come and look for opportunities of investment and cooperation in Guyana.

Ambassador Yu Wenzhe in his remarks, from left are Foreign Minister Carolyn Rodrigues and Prime Minister Samuel Hinds

Prime Minister Hinds addressed the audiences on behalf of the Guyana Government. He saidGuyana and China have a long and proud history of friendly relations and cooperation marked by frequent exchanges at the political, diplomatic, economic and cultural levels and he also assures cooperation programmes to continue years ahead. Prime Minister Hinds however alluded to tourism, trade and investment flows, infrastructure, agriculture, science and technology as some of the key areas where much of the potential lies. He then reiterated that the Guyana Government firmly adhere to One China Policy and will always remain close friends and good partners with China.

Prime Minister Samuel Hinds in his address

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