President of the People’s Republic of China, Xi Jinping, assured President General Michel Aoun of his country’s interest in developing relations with Lebanon to enhance friendship and cooperation in the interest of the two countries and peoples.
The Chinese president’s stance was through a written message conveyed to President Aoun this morning at Baabda Palace, by the Chinese ambassador to Lebanon, Wang Qijian.
The message included congratulating the President of the Republic on his birthday and adding: “Chinese-Lebanese relations witnessed a balanced development in the past year. After the outbreak of the new Corona pandemic, China and Lebanon exchanged support and assistance, which embodied the pure traditional friendship between the two countries.
We are keen to seize the opportunity of the 50th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between the two countries this year, and to work with you together to strengthen friendly relations and mutually beneficial cooperation between the two countries, which serves the interests of the two countries and peoples. I wish you good health and continued success”.