Namibian President Geingob meets Sun Chunlan
Windhoek, 8 Nov (Xinhua) on 8 November, Namibian President Geingob met with visiting Vice Premier Sun Chunlan of the State Council in Windhoek.
Sun Chunlan said: China and Namibia are good friends, good partners, and good brothers. Driven by the personal concern of the leaders of the two sides, China-Namibia relations have always maintained a momentum of healthy and stable development, cooperation in various fields has yielded fruitful results, and strategic and mutual benefit have become increasingly prominent. Last year, President Xi Jinping and his Excellency the President agreed to upgrade China-Namibia relations to a comprehensive strategic cooperative partnership, and jointly witnessed the signing of the "Belt and Road Initiative" cooperation document, drawing a new blueprint for the development of bilateral relations. China is willing to work with Namibia to take the 30th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between the two countries next year as an opportunity to maintain the momentum of high-level exchanges, continue to coordinate positions on issues involving each other's core interests and major concerns, dock with the concept of development, and deepen practical cooperation. We will continue to achieve new and greater development in China-Namibia relations.
Geingob said: for a long time, Namibia and China have trusted, respected and supported each other, and all-weather friendly relations have been continuously deepened and upgraded to a comprehensive strategic cooperative partnership, and the areas of cooperation have been increasingly expanded. China is an important development partner of Namibia, and Namibia will actively promote and participate in the "Belt and Road Initiative" initiative of docking and co-building in Africa to achieve common development.
On the 7th, Sun Chunlan held talks with Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Ndetewa. The two sides agreed to promote the consensus of the two heads of state and the outcome of the Beijing Summit of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation, strengthen coordination and cooperation in multilateral affairs, and jointly safeguard international fairness and justice and the common interests of developing countries.
During the visit, Sun Chunlan attended the "Guangming trip" activities. Over the past two years, Chinese medical experts have performed free surgery on nearly 500 local cataract patients.