Angola: China reiterates support for Angolan national reconstruction

19 February 2009

Luanda, Angola, 19 Feb – China will act to the limit of its financial capacity to help the process of reconstruction of infrastructure in Angola, the Chinese ambassador to Angola, Zhang Bolun has said.

Cited by newspaper Jornal de Angola, the Chinese ambassador said at the end of an audience with President José Eduardo dos Santos that the projects underway will be well-executed and will not be affected by the world economic and financial crisis.

According to Zhang Bolun, Angola and China have great potential to prevent the effects of the economic and financial crisis affecting bilateral cooperation.

The Chinese diplomat said that there was total confidence that the two countries would overcome the effects of the crisis, because there were great advantages to their cooperation.

Zhang Bolun said that in times of crisis his country wanted to make use of the infrastructure sector to minimise the impact of the crisis on bilateral cooperation. (macauhub)