11 December 2012

Liberia: Chinese Enterprises' Charity Fund Donates to FLY, LICFO

The "Chinese Enterprises'Charity Fund to Africa," managed by the Chinese People's Association for Friendship with Foreign Countries (CPAFFC) and the Chinese-African People's Friendship Association (CPFA) have jointly donated several items to the Federation of Liberian Youth and the Liberia-China Friendship Organization ((LICFO).

The donation, according to the Chinese organizations, is intended to improve the study conditions of Liberian youths.

Speaking at the donation, the Vice President for CPAFFC, Mr. Feng Zuoku, said the exchanges between China and Liberia are much closer in recent years.

He said friendship has witnessed sustained strengthened political trust, deepened cooperation in economy and trading and various fields, close coordination in international issues, as well as the mutual support to each other on issues of core values and major benefits.

"China is a nation of love. Chinese people take Liberian people as dear brothers. We are willing to share achievement of development with Liberian people, and to make contributions to the development of Liberia. Here in this country, the image of Chinese people is represented by the tens of thousands of employees of Chinese enterprises," said Mr. Zuoku.

Out of the love to Liberia, he said China has given financial support to the establishment of the Chinese Enterprises Charity to Africa. For his part, FLY President, Mr. Mohammed Nasser, lauded the Chinese for the donation, stressing, China has continued to do more for the people of Liberia in many ways.

He said China has now provided the people of Liberia with better food prospects in the new Agricultural Technology Demonstration at the Central Agricultural Research Institute (CARI) in Suokoko, Bong County. He also said China has also helped Liberia in the area of health with the construction of the Jackson Fiah Doe Referral Hospital in Tapita, Nimba County.

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