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China, Africa working to defear COVID-19

Africa
Accra – China is ready to work with Ghana and other African countries to win the war against COVID-19, the Chinese embassy in Ghana said on Tuesday.

Zhu Jing, Charge d’affaires of the embassy, said this while handing over medical supplies to the Ghana-China Friendship Association in Accra.

“China and Ghana are bound to defeat the pandemic and embrace a more promising future,” said Zhu.

“China is ready to work closely with Ghanaian counterpart to implement the measures laid out at the Extraordinary China-Africa Summit on Solidarity against COVID-19 to help Africa win the battle against the virus,” said Zhu.

The President of the Association, Kojo Amoo-Gottfried, who received the medical supplies on behalf of his association, said that “the Chinese have always had this kind gesture, particularly to Africa.

“The relationship between China and Ghana has been improving from year to year and we intend to lift it higher.’’

Amoo-Gottfried assured his association would work to deepen the ties between the two countries.

Ghana recorded its first two cases of COVID-19 on March 12 and China was the first country to send medical supplies to the West African country to fight the pandemic.

China’s local authorities and companies are also providing various forms of assistance to Ghanaians in their quest to defeat the virus. (Xinhua/NAN)

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