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Chinese Embassy in Guyana Hosted A Reception Celebrating the 66th Anniversary of the Founding of the People's Republic of China

His Excellency Zhang Limin, Chinese Ambassador to Guyana and Madame Liu Yue hosted a reception in grand celebration of the 66th Anniversary of the Founding of the People’s Republic of China on September 23, 2015. Over 150 distinguished guests including His Excellency Acting President of Guyana Moses Nagamootoo, Minister of State, acting Foreign Minister Joseph Harmon and several other ministers, friendly personage from all walks of life of Guyana, diplomatic corps in Guyana, representatives of the Chinese companies and Chinese community in Guyana were present at the event.

Ambassador Zhang recalled in his speech the great achievements made by China since the founding of the People’s Republic of China 66 years ago, and briefed the guests on the economic situation, the Belt and Road Initiative and China-Latin America cooperation. He said that China’s economy remains stable and is moving in a positive direction despite the moderation of speed. China will maintain a constant and stable growth of its economy and make greater contributions to the recovery and development of the global economy. Ambassador Zhang emphasized that China is committed to the building of a new type of international relations centered on win-win cooperation and is ready to achieve common development with the rest of the world on the basis of equality and mutual benefits.

Ambassador pointed out that the relationship between China and Guyana has maintained sound and stable development and received the full support by the successive administrations of Guyana over the 43 years since the establishment of diplomatic ties. Deepening the mutually-beneficial relations of cooperation serves the common interests of both countries and is also the common wishes of their peoples. China is willing to make joint efforts with the Guyanese side to further enhance the friendly relations between the two countries and bring more benefits to the two peoples.


On behalf of the government and people of Guyana, Acting President Nagamootoo extended congratulations on the 66th Anniversary of the Founding of the People’s Republic of China and spoke highly of China’s achievements and Guyana-China relations. He said that Guyana and China have been deepening bilateral relations since the establishment of diplomatic ties 43 years ago. The trade and investment increased significantly. China is a valuable partner with Guyana in building human capacity and in supporting infrastructural development. Chinese people in Guyana strengthened the business and culture of Guyana and enriched the multi-ethnic fabric of Guyanese society. He expressed Guyana’s willingness to work with the Chinese side to expand cooperation.

An atmosphere of warmth and friendship prevailed at the reception. The guests frequently raised their glasses to extend congratulations on China’s great achievements in development and the 66th birthday of the New China. They were all very interested in the The Governance of China by President Xi Jinping, materials on the Belt & Road Initiative, books, magazines and pictures about China.

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