China supports rebuilding of Palace of the Republic in Guinea Bissau’s capital

28 December 2009

Bissau, Guinea Bissau, 28 Dec – China is to rebuild the Palace of the Republic in Bissau, which was damaged in the 1998/99 civil war, the Chinese ambassador to Guinea Bissau, Yan Bangua said last week.

The announcement was made at the signing of an agreement for Beijing to provide Guinea Bissau with funding of US$8 million that will be used to build homes for Chinese and Guinean doctors at the future military hospital that is currently under construction in Bissau.

For the reconstruction of the Palace of the Republic China plans to send technicians to Bissau for a needs assessment. (macauhub)