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The Somali Foreign Minister visited the China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation

Storyline:National News

The Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of the Federal Republic of Somalia, H.E. Amb. Ahmed Isse Awad, visited the China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation, which was welcomed by its vice president, Mr. Lu Jing.

Minister Ahmed Awad, who participated in the eighth session of the ministerial meeting of the China-Arab States Cooperation Forum (CASCF), is trying to restore the Somali-Chinese partnership in the fields of agriculture, irrigation, hydroelectric and other development projects in rebuilding the national theater, Benadir Hospital and the road linking the southern regions with the northern regions.

A Chinese delegation visited Somalia’s northeastern state of Puntland in March 2015 in a quest for a close partnership as giant Chinese firms could be exploring new opportunities in Africa, and to be precise in East Africa more particularly.

China officially re-opened its embassy in Mogadishu in August 2014. It has been lending a helping hand to Somalia ever since

The People’s Republic of China is a friendly country of the Federal Republic of Somalia, and the relationship between the two peoples extends over 600 years.

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