Ambassador gives assurances that China will continue to provide aid to Cape Verde

7 December 2012

China plans to continue to increase aid to and investments in Cape Verde, despite the impact of the international financial crisis on the Chinese economy, the Chinese ambassador to Cape Verde, Su Jian said Thursday in Praia.

At the end of a courtesy visit to the President of the National Assembly, Basílio Ramos, Si Jian also said that his embassy
was constantly working to promote trade and exchanges between Chinese and Cape Verdean businesspeople, and that the number of Chinese mission he had welcomed during his short time in Cape Verde was proof of this.

“They showed great interest in investing here and in cooperating with local companies and with the Cape Verdean government in the areas of fishing, tourism, infrastructure, and professional training,” said the ambassador, according to Cape Verdean news agency Inforpress.

Ambassador Su Jian presented his letters of credence to the President of Cape Verde, Jorge Carlos Fonseca, on 22 November of this year. (macauhub)