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Ambassador Cui Jianchun presents Letter of Credence to President David Granger
2017/01/05

On January 4, 2017, Ambassador Cui Jianchun presented his Letter of Credence to President David Granger at the State House in Georgetown. At the accreditation ceremony were Minister of Foreign Affairs Carl B. Greenidge, Director General of Foreign Affairs Ministry Audrey Jardine-Waddell and Chief of Protocol of Foreign Affairs Ministry Ivan Evelyn.

Ambassador Cui first conveyed to President Granger warm greetings and best wishes from H.E. President Xi Jinping. Ambassador Cui said Guyana is an important country in the Caribbean region. The Guyanese government and people have made remarkable achievements in various filed since independence. China and Guyana enjoy a long-standing friendship. Guyana is the first country in the English-speaking Caribbean religion to establish diplomatic relations with China. Since the establishment of diplomatic ties, the friendly and cooperative relations between China and Guyana have developed in a comprehensive way. The two countries have enjoyed exchanges at various levels, deepened mutual political trust, conducted productive practical cooperation and maintained close coordination in international affairs.

Ambassador Cui stressed that China cherishes the traditional friendship between the two countries. Chinese government stands ready to, taking the opportunity of the 45th anniversary of diplomatic relations, work with Guyanese government to bring the mutually beneficial and friendly cooperation to new heights to the benefit of the two countries and peoples

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H.E. President Granger expressed gratitude and asked Ambassador Cui in return to convey his warm regards to H.E President Xi Jinping and best wishes to the Chinese People.

President Granger welcomed Ambassador Cui to Guyana and highly praised the friendly cooperative relations between the two countries. Over the past 45 years since the establishment of diplomatic ties, Guyana and China have deepened cooperation in agriculture, defence, education, health, infrastructure and transportation. China has been a reliable partner to Guyana. President Granger mentioned that China has introduced its 13th Five-Year Plan(2016-2020) which aims at achieving a 'green economy', which is in consistence with Guyana's own green agenda, 'green state'. Guyana looks forward to intensifying cooperation in the adoption of green economy and renewable sources. President Granger stressed that Guyana highly values the relations between the two countries and always sticks to the 'One China' policy. Guyana will work with China to advance the friendly, practical cooperation in various fields.

On the same day, Ambassador Cui Jianchun also called on the Honorable Carl B. Greenidge, Minister of Foreign Affairs.

Ambassador Cui Jianchun and his wife Madam. Liang Huili arrived in Georgetown on January 2, 2017. Chief of Protocol of Foreign Affairs Ministry Ivan Evelyn received them at the airport.

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