BUJUMBURA June 29th (ABP) – As the year 2021 marks the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP), the Ambassador of the People’s Republic of China to Burundi, Zhao Jiangping, notes that the development relations between Burundi and the People’s Republic of China are based on “the spirit of win-win cooperation”.
The Ambassador of the People’s Republic of China to Burundi noted that during the 100 years of development, with the leadership of the CCP, the Chinese people have made a great leap from a nation that has recovered to a rich nation then a powerful nation and thus opening up great prospects for its renewal thanks to assiduous and tireless efforts.
For Zhao Jiangping, the CCP has forged with the Chinese people and in synergy of efforts with the African peoples a way of win-win cooperation between China and Africa.
The CCP “is committed to maintaining peace and development for human beings,” she said. To illustrate this win-win cooperation between the People’s Republic of China and Africa including Burundi, she noted certain significant events, from the 1950s including the Chinese Communist Party, which had always remained alongside African countries in their struggle for sovereignty and independence.
On their part, in October 1971, thanks to the support of African countries including Burundi, the 26th General Assembly of the United Nations adopted draft resolution 2758, in favor of restoring the legitimate seat of the People’s Republic of China in the United Nations, according to Zhao Jiangping.
Speaking about cooperation with Burundi, the Ambassador of the People’s Republic of China to Burundi pointed out that China established diplomatic relations with Burundi on December 21, 1963, barely after its independence.
For Zhao Jiangping, “in more than half a century of history, our two countries have shared good times and hardships.”
The Chinese Ambassador to Burundi also noted that “Sino-Burundian relations have withstood international ups and downs, and have seen their mutual trust grow steadily and cooperation in various fields bear abundant fruits”.
That cooperation is based on the South-South cooperation model; the Ambassador of the People’s Republic of China to Burundi continues to say.