Senior Eritrean Delegation Holds Talks with PRC Officials
Asmara, 22 April 2017 – The visiting Eritrean delegation comprising Foreign Minister Osman Saleh and Presidential Adviser Mr. Yemane Gebreab, held talks with senior PRC officials. The delegation met and held talks on 19 April with Mr. Song Tao, Minister of International Department of the Chinese Communist Party Central Committee, and on 20 April with Mr. Yang Jiechi, State Councilor, and Vice President, Li Yuanchao on bilateral relations and issues of concern to both countries. Read more
Excerpts of the Remarks by Minister Osman Saleh at the Meeting with State Councilor of the PRC, Mr. Yang Jiechi
Eritrean delegation with PRC’s State Councilor, Mr. Yang Jiechi,
Your Excellency, State Councilor Yang
Yesterday, I had the occasion to speak at length with Foreign Minister Wang and I left with him a document detailing the views of the Government of Eritrea.
In this meeting with Your Excellency, I will raise the most important matters and in a concise manner: Read more
Senior delegation on working visit to China
Asmara, 20 April 2017- Senior Eritrean delegation comprising Foreign Minister Osman Saleh and Presidential Advisor Mr. Yemane Gebreab is on a working visit to the People’s Republic of China at an invitation from Chinese Foreign Minister Mr. Wang Yi.
On 18 April, the delegation held extensive discussions with the Chinese Foreign Minister on various issues and particularly as regards reinforcing the existing bilateral ties of cooperation between the two countries, strengthening China-Africa relationship and that of China and the Horn of Africa as well as on regional and international issues that are of mutual interest to both countries. Read more
High-level Eritrean Government delegation attends China-Africa cooperation forum
A high-level Eritrean government delegation headed by Mr. Hagos Gebrehiwet, Head of PFDJ Economic Affairs, has taken part in the China-Africa Cooperation Forum conducted in Beijing city, from 26 to 30 July.
During the session at Ministerial level, the process registered in the implementation of different African projects worth 60 billion dollars was assessed. The funding of the projects obtained from the PRC in the form of assistance and soft loan in accordance with the agreement reached at the previous meeting of African and PRC leaders in Johannesburg, South Africa, are to be implemented during the period 2016 to 2018.
The PRC Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Wang Yi, and the Minister of MOFCOM, Mr. Gao Hucheng, delivered reports at the latest meeting as regards general implementation China-Africa cooperation programs and the ones regarding the current activities of the six big Chinese financial institutions in Africa. Read more
Senior Eritrean Government delegation conducting working visit to China
Asmara, 21 July 2016- A senior Eritrean Government delegation led by Mr. Hagos Gebrehiwet, head of Economic Affairs of the PFDJ, is conducting a working visit to the People’s Republic of China. The Eritrea delegation includes Mr. Abraha Asfaha, Minister of Public Works, Mr. Berhane Habtemmariam, Minister of Finance, Dr. Gergis Tesfamicael, Minister of National Development, Mr. Semere Russom, Minister of Education and Mr. Arefaine Berhe, Minister of Agriculture.
The senior Eritrean Government delegation held talks with Ms. Xu Lvping, Vice Minister of International Department of the Central Committee of the CPC, on strengthening the existing bilateral relations between the two countries and other issues of interest to both countries. Read more