|His Excellency Ambassador LIU Yantao assumes duties in the Republic of Cyprus|
On October 29, 2020, His Excellency Liu Yantao, newly appointedAmbassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the People's Republic of China to the Republic of Cyprus, arrived in Cyprus and assumed his duties on the same day. Ambassador Liu was afforded a warm welcome by diplomatic staff of the Embassy of China at the Larnaca International Airport.
Ambassador Liu said that under the leadership of President Xi Jinping and President Nicos Anastasiades, the friendly and cooperative relations between China and Cyprus have continued to deepen and solidify in recent years, and are now at its historic best. China and Cyprus are good friends and partners on the equal footing with mutual respect ,trust and benefits. China-Cyprus bilateral ties and practical cooperation herald bright and broad prospects. I am deeply honored to undertake this prestigious mission as Chinese Ambassador to Cyprus. I look forward to working with friends from all ranks and files of Cyprus to do my best to enhance the strategic mutual trust between our two countries and the profound friendship between our two peoples.