Chinese Embassy Donates to Clar Hope Foundation
Monrovia, Liberia - Friday, July 06, 2018: First Lady, Ambassador Clar Marie Weah has welcomed a donation by the Chinese Embassy to the Clar Hope Foundation.
The donation, including bags of rice, locally made bamboo furniture and office equipment, among others, was presented to the First Lady on Thursday, July 5, 2018 at the Chinese Embassy in Congo Town.
Speaking during a brief ceremony, Mrs. Weah expressed gratitude to the Chinese government for the invaluable support to Liberia’s development efforts over the years.
Mrs. Weah praised China’s tremendous progress in economic growth and development in the last few decades, stressing that China remains willing and ready to share its knowledge and experience in helping Liberia address challenges of poverty and hardship.
Ambassador Clar Weah pointed out the Henan Reimei Hair Production Company’s acceptance to extend its invest to Liberia through her appeal while visiting China recently was an example of the Government and people’s willingness to partner with Liberia.
“China has done exactly so. China has done so much for the Liberian people over the years,” said Mrs. Weah as she thanked the authorities of the hair company who were also at the ceremony.
The Liberian First Lady also thanked the Chinese Ambassador, the China Liberia Agriculture Demonstration Site for the rice among others for the donation.
Earlier in a brief remarks, Chinese Ambassador accredited near Monrovia, Fu Jijun hailed the First Lady’s initiative through the Clar Hope Foundation to improve the lives of the less fortunate people of Liberia.
Ambassador Jijun assured Mrs. Weah of the Chinese Embassy’s support to enable her succeed.
“taking this opportunity, I will also like to assure Your Excellency that during my tenure in office, the Chinese Embassy in Liberia will always be a good partner to the Clar Hope Foundation,” Ambassador Jijun said.
The Chinese envoy also pointed the Chinese government’s willingness to support Liberia in order for the two countries to share similar challenge of improving their peoples’ living condition.
The Chief of Office Staff in the Office of the First Lady, Gaelle Medeim, the Chair of the Henan Reimei Hair Company Zhan Xihe along with members of her delegation and the Chinese Embassy officials were among dignitaries at the donation ceremonies.