BUJUMBURA August 22nd (ABP) – The President of the Republic, Evariste Ndayishimiye received in audience Friday, August 19, the Chinese Ambassador to Burundi, Mrs. Zhao Jiangping.
Ms. Zhao said that she had come on the one hand to congratulate the President of the Republic on his appointment as head of the East African Community. She pointed out that China will support the President of the Republic’s efforts to establish peace and achieve sustainable development in the sub-region.
The two personalities discussed the progress of bilateral cooperation between Burundi and China and noted that it is still characterized by “political trust, win-win cooperation and mutual support on the international scene. “. They also mentioned cooperation in the agricultural field, where a memorandum is in preparation.
That diplomat said that next year this cooperation will focus on increasing rice production and planting mushrooms.
In terms of technical cooperation, the two personalities also discussed the rehabilitation and extension of Bujumbura International Airport, added the Chinese Ambassador to Burundi.