The new ambassador of the People’s Republic of China in Guinea-Bissau, Jin Hongjun, on Wednesday presented his credentials to the President of the Republic, José Mario Vaz.
At the time, the new Chinese diplomat said there is much work to do in the context of bilateral cooperation and pointed to agriculture as a sector to focus on, as this was the concern Vaz voiced at the hearing.
“We need to focus on the development of agriculture, particularly in producing more rice,” said Jin Hongjun, who also noted the fisheries sector, education and health as the others in which your country has done “something tangible” and which will not be neglected during his time in Guinea-Bissau.
Jin Hongjun said he was available to work to strengthen existing bonds of friendship and cooperation, adding that China has great responsibility to support Guinea-Bissau in this phase of its development.
The twelfth ambassador of the People’s Republic of China in Guinea-Bissau, Jin Hongjun speaks fluent Portuguese, having studied at the University of Coimbra in Portugal.
The new ambassador of China in Guinea-Bissau, is 49, has served in China’s embassies in Portugal and Angola, as well as at the Commissioner’s Office of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Macau. (macauhub)