Mr. Xu Zhou, spokesman of the Chinese Embassy announced in Freetown on Wednesday, 23 April, that China will donate medical materials to support Sierra Leone in the prevention of the Ebola disease.
He said that an agreement on China’s support to Sierra Leone was signed by Chinese Ambassador to Sierra Leone, H.E. Mr. Zhao Yanbo and Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of the Republic of Sierra Leone H.E. Dr. Samura Kamara.
He further indicated that according to the agreement, the Chinese Government will donate a batch of medical materials valued at RMB 1,000,000 Yuan (about 162,600 USD) to support the Government of Sierra Leone in the prevention of the Ebola virus.
The spokesman concluded that the above-mentioned support was an expression of the friendly sentiments of the Chinese Government and People towards the Sierra Leonean Government and People, and another demonstration of the close relations between the two countries.