China says to continue supporting Ethiopia's health sector

08:10, August 06, 2010      

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Chinese Ambassador to Ethiopia Gu Xiaojie on Thursday said the Chinese government is keen to enhance the development cooperation with Ethiopia and China would continue assisting Ethiopia in the health sector.

The ambassador, along with Kebede Worku, Ethiopian state minister of Health and other officials, visited the construction project of Tirunesh-Beijing Hospital which is being undertaken by a Chinese company with the aid from the Chinese government.

Speaking on the occasion, Gu said that China would continue supporting Ethiopia in the health sector.

Gu said the Chinese Embassy has been closely following the construction project of the Tirunesh-Beijing Hospital which symbolizes the good friendship between the two countries.

The ambassador said that the project is one of Chinese development commitments in light of the China -Africa Cooperation.

"The Chinese government attaches great importance to the successful implementation of the project because it is a symbol for the good cooperation between the two countries," he said.

For his part, Kebede said the project is well in progress and lauded the Chinese company for its special effort to implement the project as schedule with good quality.

"The project is very impressive and the progress is very good," said Kebede.

The state minster said the project is a testimony for the good relations between Ethiopia and China.



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