President receives credentials of 11 Ambassadors
Asmara, 22 October 2012 – President Isaias Afwerki today received the credentials of 11 Ambassadors at the State House. They are the Ambassadors of the UK, China, Republic of South Sudan, Germany, France, Denmark, Switzerland, Slovakia, Sri Lanka, Australia and the UN.
The Ambassadors of the respective countries and the UN asserted that they would strive to reinforce relations of partnership with Eritrea based on mutual benefit in general, and in the domains of education, trade, investment and health in particular.
The Ambassador of the People’s Republic of China, Mr. Niu Qiang, told Erina that he would exert the necessary effort to further enhance Eritrean-Chinese cooperation in the infrastructure and mining sectors.
Stating that peace and stability in Eritrea is of vital importance to that of the Horn region, Ms. Christine Imutoni, the UN Ambassador, expressed the world body’s readiness to work together with Eritrea to this end.
The Ambassador of Sri Lanka, Mr. Senadheer Sudantha, voiced his country’s readiness to cooperate with Eritrea in the domains of health, education and investment, and that he received President Isaias’ positive response in this regard. The Ambassador further pointed out that he would do his level best to enhance such cooperation of partnership.