Embassy holds a virtual reception celebrating anniversary of the founding of the PRC


On September 28, the Chinese Embassy in Ethiopia held a virtual reception to celebrate the 72nd anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic of China where Ambassador Zhao Zhiyuan delivered a keynote speech. Mulatu Teshome, former President of Ethiopia, Molalign Asfaw, Director General of Asia Pacific of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ethiopia, and Melaku Mulualem, Head of Project Coordination and Partnership Affairs of the Institute of Strategic Affairs attended and addressed the ceremony via video links.
Ambassador Zhao Zhiyuan delivered a speech stating that the founding of New China 72 years ago marked the rebirth of the Chinese nation, and started a momentous journey toward rejuvenation and prosperity of the country. These grateful achievements came from the unremitting effort of the Communist Party of China (CPC) and Chinese people in exploration, expedition and innovation based on national conditions. The year 2021 is a meaningful year in the history of New China, as it marks the CPC’s centenary. At this historic juncture, under the strong leadership of the CPC Central Committee with Comrade Xi Jinping at its core, China will keep forging ahead with a greater sense of urgency, in the glorious pursuit of national rejuvenation.