On August 26, Chinese Ambassador to Zimbabwe, Mr. Lin Lin paid a courtesy call on and bade farewell to Vice President Mphoko, during which they exchanged views on China-Zimbabwe relations.
Ambassador Lin spoke highly of the comprehensive progress made in the bilateral cooperation in recent years, and thanked VP Mphoko for his support for China-Zimbabwe relations, especially for hosting Chinese State Councilor Yang Jiechi’s visit to Zimbabwe in February this year. He said that China is willing to join hands with Zimbabwe in implementing the outcome of President Mugabe’s State Visit to China, and continue to provide support within its capacity to the social and economic development of Zimbabwe.
VP Mphoko welcomed Ambassador Lin’s comments on China-Zimbabwe relations, and thanked the Chinese side for the assistance it has provided to Zimbabwe, including China’s support for the development in his hometown Bulawayo. VP Mphoko also congratulated Ambassador Lin on his contributions to the bilateral relations, especially for the successful visit of President Mugabe to China .
After the meeting, Ambassador Lin was interviewed by journalists from ZBC.