Malé, Maldives – The Ambassador of the People’s Republic of China to the Maldives, Mr Zhang Lizhong has paid a farewell visit to the President of Maldives Ibrahim Mohamed Solih on 7 April 2021 at the President’s Office.
Zhang Lizhong was appointed as the Chinese Ambassador Zhang Lizhong to Maldives in 2017 and has strengthened the bilateral ties between the two countries.
During the Ambassador’s farewell visit, The Ambassador expressed that it has been his pleasure to serve the Chinese government as their chosen representative to the Maldives.
President Solih highlighted that China has been a longstanding developmental partner to the Maldives and remains a close friend and ally, noting the generous assistance and the continued support rendered by the Government of China to the Maldives.
The President praised the Chinese government for their generous contribution in donating 200,000 doses of Sinopharm vaccine and other medical equipment to assist the Maldives in the Covid-19 vaccination campaign.
President Solih and Ambassador Zhang discussed bilateral and multilateral between the two countries in areas of socioeconomic development, tourism, health, trade and investments.
The President wished the Ambassador well in all of his future endeavours.