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Xi Jinping Accepts Credentials from New Foreign Ambassadors to China

2024-01-30 21:41

On the afternoon of January 30, 2024, President Xi Jinping accepted credentials presented by 42 foreign ambassadors to China at the Great Hall of the People.

Greeted by the guard of honor lining up on both sides outside the North Gate of the Great Hall of the People and trumpeters blowing the horns, the diplomatic envoys, arriving in succession, passed through the flag array, and walked up the white marble stairs.

In front of the giant painting "A Land So Richly in Beauty", Xi Jinping accepted the credentials respectively presented by the diplomatic envoys and took photos with them one by one.

They are: Ambassador of Singapore to China Tan Hai Chuan, Ambassador of Italy to China Massimo AMBROSETTI, Ambassador of the UAE to China Hussain bin Ibrahim Al Hammadi, Ambassador of Nicaragua to China Michael René CAMPBELL Hooker, Ambassador of Ukraine to China Pavlo Riabikin, Ambassador of Iran to China Mohsen Bakhtiar, Ambassador of Grenada to China Ian Marshall, Ambassador of Tunisia to China Adel Elarbi, Ambassador of Cuba to China Alberto Blanco Silva, Ambassador of Belgium to China Bruno ANGELET, Ambassador of Zambia to China Ivan Zyuulu, Ambassador of Sweden to China Per Augustsson, Ambassador of Bosnia and Herzegovina to China Sinisa Berjan, Ambassador of Poland to China Jakub Kumoch, Ambassador of Kuwait to China Jasem Ibrahem Al-Najem, Ambassador of Equatorial Guinea to China Mauricio Mauro EPKUA OBAMA BINDANG, Ambassador of Luxembourg to China Roland REILAND, Ambassador of Ecuador to China Maria Soledad CÓRDOVA Montero, Ambassador of Honduras to China SALVADOR ENRIQUE MONCADA, Ambassador of Azerbaijan to China Bunyad Huseynov, Ambassador of Tanzania to China Khamis Mussa Omar, Ambassador of Kenya to China Willy Kipkorir Bett, Ambassador of Costa Rica to China Alfredo ORTUÑO Victory, Ambassador of Jamaica to China Arthur Williams, Ambassador of Algeria to China Kaid Slimane Lahcen, Ambassador of Romania to China DAN-HORIA MAXIM, Ambassador of Malaysia to China Norman Bin Muhamad, Pakistani Ambassador to China Khalil-ur-Rahman Hashmi, Ambassador of Sierra Leone to China Abu Bakarr Karim, Ambassador of Timor-Leste to China Maubere Lorosae da Silva Horta, Ambassador of Belarus to China Charviakou Aliaksandr, Ambassador of Afghanistan to China Mawlawi Asadullah "Bilal Karimi", Ambassador of Laos to China Somphone Sichaleune, Ambassador of Bolivia to China Hugo José Siles Núñez del Prado, Ambassador of Japan to China Kanasugi Kenji, Ambassador of Bulgaria to China Andrey Tehov, Ambassador of Solomon Islands to China Barrett SALATO, Ambassador of Fiji to China Robert Lee, Ambassador of Burkina Faso to China Daouda Bitie, Ambassador of the Czech Republic to China Martin TOMČO, Ambassador of Australia to China Scott Dewar, and Ambassador of Armenia to China Vahe Gevorgyan.

After the credentials presentation ceremony, Xi Jinping delivered a speech to the diplomatic envoys in the Beijing Hall.

Xi Jinping asked the diplomatic envoys to convey his Spring Festival greetings and best wishes to the leaders and people of their respective countries. Noting that China cherishes its friendship with people of all countries, Xi Jinping pointed out that China is ready to deepen friendship and expand mutually beneficial cooperation with people of all countries on the basis of equality and mutual benefit, to continuously advance the development of bilateral relations. Xi Jinping expressed the hope that diplomatic envoys will get a comprehensive and in-depth understanding of China and work to strengthen the bond of cooperation and build a bridge of communication for bilateral relations. The Chinese government will provide convenience and support for the diplomatic envoys to perform their duties.

Xi Jinping stressed that this year marks the 75th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China. China is advancing the building of a great country and national rejuvenation on all fronts through a Chinese path to modernization. The ultimate goal of Chinese modernization is to deliver a better life to the whole of more than 1.4 billion Chinese people. For the world, this means a broader market and unprecedented development opportunities, and will inject strong impetus into the modernization endeavors of all countries in the world.

Xi Jinping pointed out that the world today is not peaceful. Bearing in mind the future of mankind and the well-being of its people, China has, as always, endeavored to contribute its wisdom and solutions to the cause of peace and development of mankind, called for an equal and orderly multipolar world and an inclusive economic globalization beneficial to all, and promoted the building of a community with a shared future for humanity, so as to jointly build a better world.

Wang Yi was present at the above event.

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