In the morning of June 20th, 2016, at the invitation of Sierra Leone Embassy to China, President Zhang Yi visited the embassy of the Republic of Sierra Leone to China and enjoyed warm welcome and reception of the new Ambassador Alimamy Philip Koroma. Both sides exchanged opinions regarding bilateral trade under the background of “Ten Cooperation Plans” put forward by President Xi Jinping.
First of all, Ambassador Alimamy Philip Koroma said his welcome and appreciation for the coming of President Zhang and both sides had an in-depth conversation on the fields including manufacturing, agriculture, mining and energy. Mr. Ambassador expected that our foundation can help to promote the revolution of agricultural products processing industry, as well as the development of small-and-medium-sized enterprises in Sierra Leone by taking its accumulated experience and resource advantage. Meanwhile, His Excellency Alimamy Philip also introduced the superior competitiveness of domestic agriculture and renewable energy, and looked forward to strengthen cooperation with our foundation on the above aspects. President Zhang attached great importance to the Ambassador’s suggestion and said he would like to enhance cooperation with Sierra Leone Embassy and Sierra Leone enterprises. At last, President Zhang sincerely invited the Ambassador to visit our office to further strengthen bilateral cooperation.
Our foundation has always attached importance to partnership with Sierra Leone, and will continue to support the new Ambassador’s work, so as to implement bilateral economic and trade cooperation, further deepen mutual friendship.