The Chinese ambassador, H.E. He Xiang Dong, made remarks stressing on development and the humanitarian assistance rendered to the Republic of South Sudan by the People's Republic of China. He commented on the recent signing of collaborative projects worth $100,000,000 by him and South Sudan's Minister of Finance and Economic Planning, Mr. Dhieu Dau. These projects include the construction of the Northern Corridor Road that will connect South Sudan to Kenya through Lockichogio to Eldoret and Nairobi. A project that will bring economic boosts to South Sudan and provide more social inclusivity with regional neighbours.
Another important project to note is the construction of Juba Hospital that is currently ongoing and is due to be completed in the near future. Ambassador He also discussed the capacity building efforts made for South Sudan through both short training courses and government scholarships for long term Bachelor and Graduate programs.
Finally, the South Sudan Minister of Finance took to the stage to make a few remarks on behalf of South Sudan appreciating the People's Republic of China for their great support of the nation. He remarked that China is a great friend to the Republic of South Sudan and urged China to continue supporting the young nation. For the Chinese professionals and other nationals in South Sudan and around the world, SSCHIFA wishes you a "Happy National Day!" or in Mandarin, "国庆节快乐!"
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