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Chinese Medical Expert Teams Bid Farewell to Hon. Vice President of Sierra Leone
2020/09/17

On September 16, 2020, H.E. Ambassador Hu Zhangliang and representatives of the three Chinese Medical Expert Teams in Sierra Leone paid a courtesy call on Hon. Dr. Mohamed Jalloh, Vice President of the Republic of Sierra Leone.

Hon. Vice President Jalloh, on behalf of H.E. President Julius Maada Bio, the Sierra Leonean government and people thanked the government and people of China for the long-term valuable support to Sierra Leone in various fields, and spoke highly of the Chinese Medical Expert Teams for their great contributions to Sierra Leone’s medical and health development. Hon. Vice President Jalloh said that Sierra Leone-China health cooperation is a critical element of the cooperation between the two countries. The Sierra Leonean government and people will always remember the touching stories of the three teams working with the Sierra Leonean side in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. The Honorable Vice President pointed out that the three teams traveled long distance to provide precious medical services to the Sierra Leonean people, which is a vivid manifestation of the genuine and cordial friendship between the two countries. He affirmed that the Sierra Leonean side will continue to work with the Chinese side to deepen the practical cooperation in various fields, and promote the Sierra Leone-China relations to a new high.

H.E. Ambassador Hu Zhangliang said that China and Sierra Leone have always been sincere friends, supported each other and conducted fruitful cooperation in all fields. Ambassador Hu commended Sierra Leone’s achievements in fighting against the pandemic under the staunch leadership of H.E. President Bio. He noted that China will work with Sierra Leone to further strengten the cordial bilateral relationship.

The representatives of the three teams thanked the Hon. Vice President for taking time to meet with them. They affectionately recalled their experiences and feelings of working and living in Sierra Leone. They said that they were delighted and proud to provide support to Sierra Leone, fight against the pandemic shoulder by shoulder with their local counterparts and make contributions to the China-Sierra Leone friendship. They sincerely wished Sierra Leone greater achievements in the future.

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