Liberian Vice President, Joseph Boakai, has commended the Chinese Government positive involvement in maintaining peace and stability in postwar Liberia, he attended a farewell reception held at the Chinese Ambassador’s residence in Congo Town .
While making a toast during the reception, the Liberian V.P. said it as an honor to be able to associate with Chinese peacekeepers during the farewell reception held by Chinese Ambassador ZHOU Yuxiao, and expressed the Liberian government’s appreciation and gratitude towards the meaningful contribution made thus far by the Chinese Government and its people, not only in the area of the peace and stability, but also in showing their solidarity by been the first major power in the world to send its President to visit Liberia in 2007, and giving numerous development assistances after the resumption of the bilateral diplomatic relationship between the two countries in 2003.
For his part, Chinese Ambassador ZHOU Yuxiao thanked Vice President Boakai for his kindness and high regards to the bilateral relationship between China and Liberia by honoring his presence at the farewell reception. The senior Chinese envoy commended the departing Chinese peacekeepers for their devotion and sacrifice to the peace building and postwar reconstruction of Liberia, and challenged them to bring back to China not only the unforgettable experiences and memories, but also the daily progress in peace and development made by Liberian Government and its people