|Ambassador Huang Xingyuan Bids Farewell to Cypriot President Anastasiades|
On July 30, 2020, Ambassador Huang Xingyuan paid a courtesy call on President of the Republic of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades to bid farewell.
President Anastasiades said that he was pleased to see that his visit to China in 2019 and participation in the 2nd Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation has been followed up by great progress across the board in Cyprus-China relations and practical cooperation. Cyprus highly appreciates China's firm support for Cyprus' position on the Cyprus Problem. After the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, China provided medical supplies to Cyprus and shared its experience in fighting the novel ccronavirus, which Cyprus will never forget. The fruitful results of Cyprus-China relations and cooperation are inseparable from the vigorous promotion and active efforts of Ambassador Huang and the Embassy of China in Cyprus. Cyprus cherishes the friendship with China and is willing to continue to deepen political mutual trust and bilateral exchange and cooperation in various fields. He wishes Ambassador Huang every success in his new position, and that he will continue to follow and support the development of Cyprus-China relations and welcomes him back to Cyprus for a visit.
Ambassador Huang expressed his sincere appreciation to President Anastasiades for his contribution to promoting the development of China-Cyprus relations and the strong support for his work as an ambassador. Ambassador Huang highly appreciates the firm support of Cyprus on issues concerning China's core interests. The two countries have demonstrated solidarity and mutual support in the joint fight against the pandemic. With the successive implementation of major projects in the fields of energy, communications, transportation and culture between the two sides, China and Cyprus have taken substantial steps forward in their practical cooperation under the framework of the "Belt and Road Initiative". China is willing to work with Cyprus to build on the existing solid foundation for China-Cyprus relations and push it to higher levels. He will remain committed to furthering the development of China-Cyprus relations.