President Isaias met and held talks with China’s Special Envoy

At the meeting President Isaias Afwerki underlined Eritrea’s appreciation for the constructive role of China in bolstering the ongoing endeavors by the Horn of Africa countries for regional integration.

Regarding international issues, President Isaias expressed Eritrea’s support to the proposal of China for the Horn of Africa Summit in the first half of this year and emphasized China’s indispensable role in the maintenance of crucial balance.

President Isaias also elaborated Eritrea’s development projects for the period ahead.

Ambassador Xue Bing, on his part, underlined China’s readiness to deepen bilateral ties with Eritrea as well as to promote regional security, development and good governance.

Ambassador Xue also underscored Eritrea’s vital role in China’s earnest initiative for peace and stability in the Horn of Africa.

The meeting was attended by Mr. Osman Saleh, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Presidential Adviser Mr. Yemane Gebreab, and Mr. Hagos Gebrehiwet, head of Economic Affairs of the PFDJ, as well as Mr. Cai Ge, Ambassador of the People’s Republic of China to Eritrea.