Amb. Yisheng Graces Jewel Star Fish Foundation Donation -Extols China’s Myriad Contributions to Africa, Liberia

MONROVIA – In fulfilment of its diplomatic outreach initiatives to the Government and People of Liberia, the Chinese embassy in Liberia on October 6, 2022 held a donation ceremony of female sanitary items to the Jewel Star Fish Foundation. Chinese Ambassador to Ren Yisheng, on behalf the embassy, handed over 6,000 packs of female sanitary items to H.E. Jewel Howard-Taylor, Vice President of Liberia, who founded the Foundation. The Economic and Commercial Counsellor Li Jiang from the embassy and the Vice President’s deputy chief of staff Mr. Charley and others attended the event.

According to a presser from the Chinese Embassy near Monrovia, Ambassador Ren commended the work done by Vice President Taylor to promote and protect the vulnerable groups including women, girl child and persons with disabilities. He expressed that China and Liberia are good friends and partners, and the embassy has donated these items to support the Liberian government and the relevant institutions to better promote the development of Liberia’s women’s cause and enhance the friendship between the two countries and the pragmatic cooperation between China-Africa and China-Liberia.

Ambassador Ren also used the occasion to herald the great achievements China has made in economic and social development and the forthcoming 20th National Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC).

Vice President Taylor for her part congratulated China on the 73rd anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic of China, and wished the 20th National Congress of the CPC a great success. She commended the great economic development China has made, thanked China’s contribution to Liberia’s peace building and development, and expressed hope that the friendly and pragmatic economic and trade cooperation between Liberia and China will be brought to a higher level.

Vice President Taylor thanked the Chinese embassy for the donation of female sanitary items to the Jewel Star Fish Foundation and hoped to further strengthen the friendly exchanges and cooperation between the two sides.

It can be recalled on September 27, 2022, Chinese Ambassador to Liberia H.E. Ren Yisheng also handed over 6,000 packs of female sanitary items to the Clar Hope Foundation which was established by the First Lady of Liberia, Madam Clar Marie Weah, through her Chief of Staff, Gaelle Mediem.

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