On April 17, 2019, the new Chinese Ambassador to Angola, Gong Yu, presented the credentials to the President of Angola, Lorenzo, at the Presidential Palace.Minister of State for Economic and Social Development Juniol, Minister of State and Security Office Sebastian, Minister of State and President of the Private Office Cardoso, Foreign Minister Augusto, Presidential Office and Major Officials of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Residents Li Bin, Minister Counselor of the Embassy, and Li Yongjun, Commercial Counsellor, attended the ceremony.
President Lorenzo asked Ambassador Gong to convey his warm greetings to President Xi Jinping, welcome Ambassador Gong’s new performance, and highly appreciate and thank China for its valuable support for the economic and social development.It is hoped that Ambassador Gong will play a bridge role in promoting friendly relations between the two countries and promoting mutually beneficial cooperation between the two countries.All departments of the Angolan government will closely communicate and cooperate with the Chinese Embassy in Angola to jointly promote practical cooperation in various fields in Anzhong and further enhance the development level of bilateral relations.
Ambassador Gong Song conveyed President Xi Jinping's cordial greetings and best wishes to President Lorenzo. He said that China-Anne relations has continued to develop rapidly in recent years. In particular, the President of the Republic of China visited China this year and attended the Beijing Summit of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation and his state visit.President Xi Jinping has met with you many times to jointly lead China-Angolan relations to a new era.China attaches great importance to China-Africa relations and is willing to work with Angola to implement the important consensus reached by the two heads of state and the achievements of the Beijing Summit of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation, accelerate the pragmatic cooperation between China and Africa, improve quality and efficiency, transform and upgrade, and promote the strategic partnership between China and Angola. New steps.The Chinese Embassy in Beijing will make active efforts to this end.
After the ceremony, Ambassador Gong accepted a joint interview with a number of Angolan media.