Speaker Bhofal Chambers says China remains one of Liberia’s top development partners, during a recent meeting with a Chinese parliamentary delegation here to Liberia.According to a press release, Speaker Chambers furthers that Liberians are grateful to China for the level of achievement made, saying there are several development projects that Liberians can point to, solely done by China.The meeting was held in the new Capitol Building, House of Representatives Wing Annex, constructed by the People’s Republic of China.
The meeting was held when Speaker Chambers received in audience at his Capitol Building Office, the visiting Chinese Parliamentary Delegation on a follow-up mission of China’s development commitments to Liberia, following the just – ended Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC) Summit in Beijing.
The press release indicates that Chambers assured his Chinese counterparts of the readiness of the Liberian Legislature to accelerate its relationship with the Chinese Parliament in several areas of cooperation in the interest of their respective peoples.
Speaker Chambers then accepted the invitation of the Chinese Parliamentary Delegation and promised to pay an official visit to China in the soonest possible time.The Chinese Parliamentarian Members Delegation was headed by Mr. Wan Gang, Vice Chairman of Central Committee of the China Zhi Gong Party.
Mr. Wan, while in Liberia, held talks with senior Liberian government officials and subsequently climaxed the delegation’s mission and discussions with the Liberian Legislature, headed by Speaker Chambers. Mr. Wan Gang told Speaker Chambers that his government is committed to supporting Liberia in its bid to mitigating the development challenges the country is faced with.
Speaking through his interpreter, the Chinese official assured his Liberian counterpart that their visitation to Liberia is a follow-up in commitment to the gains made by the Liberian Government delegation headed by President George Manneh Weah to the just-ended Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC) Summit in Beijing, China.
At that Forum, Liberia secured a commitment from the Chinese Government in several areas of its national challenges, specifically in infrastructural development.
Mr. Wan concluded his assertion to Speaker Chambers during the meeting, when he pledged the Chinese Parliament’s readiness to work closely with the Liberian Legislature and exchange know-hows and experiences in meeting the needs of their respective peoples. He then extended an invitation to Speaker Chambers to visit the Chinese Parliament.–Press release