Ambassador Huang Xilian: China stands ready to support Davao City on fighting the COVID-19 pandemic and reviving economy

On 10 September 2020, H.E. Huang Xilian, Chinese Ambassador to the Philippines, held a video conference with Davao City Mayor Hon. Sara Duterte.

Ambassador Huang highlighted the sound momentum of bilateral relations including anti-epidemic cooperation between the two sides, and reiterated China’s commitment to a long-term, sound and stable relationship with the Philippines. He applauded Davao City’s progress on fighting the pandemic and reviving economy under the leadership of Mayor Sara, and stressed that China stood ready to further support Davao City in this regard. He briefed on the progress on China’s COVID-19 vaccine research and development and relevant cooperation between the two countries and expressed hope that China’s vaccine would benefit local people including those in the Davao City at an early date.

Mayor Sara appreciated China for its support for the development of Davao City over the years. She congratulated China on its accomplishment in fighting against COVID-19 as well as economic recovery, and expressed willingness to further deepen exchanges and cooperation with China in various fields.


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