21 December 2017

Gambia: China Hopes to Expand Cooperation With Gambia

Beijing — China hopes to enhance political mutual trust and expand cooperation in all fields with Gambia during President Adama Barrow's visit, Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying said Wednesday.

Barrow will pay a state visit to China from Wednesday to next Tuesday, at the invitation of Chinese PresidentXi Jinping.

China and Gambia resumed diplomatic relations in March 2016 after ties had been severed for 21 years. Barrow is the first Gambian president to visit China since the two countries resumed ties.

During the visit, President Xi will hold a welcoming ceremony and banquet for Barrow, and they will hold talks and attend a signing ceremony of cooperation documents, Hua said at a daily press briefing.

Chinese PremierLi Keqiangand top legislatorZhang Dejiangwill also meet with Barrow, respectively.

Hua said Barrow will also visit southern Chinese cities of Xiamen and Guangzhou.

Gambia

Goal-Assassin Ali Sowe Proving Unstoppable

Proving too hot to handle for defenders this moment is Gambian striker Ali Sowe. Read more »

Copyright © 2017 Forum on China-Africa Cooperation. All rights reserved. Distributed by AllAfrica Global Media (allAfrica.com). To contact the copyright holder directly for corrections — or for permission to republish or make other authorized use of this material, click here.

AllAfrica publishes around 800 reports a day from more than 140 news organizations and over 500 other institutions and individuals, representing a diversity of positions on every topic. We publish news and views ranging from vigorous opponents of governments to government publications and spokespersons. Publishers named above each report are responsible for their own content, which AllAfrica does not have the legal right to edit or correct.

Articles and commentaries that identify allAfrica.com as the publisher are produced or commissioned by AllAfrica. To address comments or complaints, please Contact us.