Wed, 28 Oct 2020

Chinese and Sierra Leonean medical workers bid farewell to an infant COVID-19 patient discharged from the China-Sierra Leone Friendship Hospital, in Freetown, capital of Sierra Leone, May 29, 2020. (Xinhua/Chen Ling)

Sierra Leonean Vice President Mohamed Juldeh Jalloh said local people will always remember the touching stories of members of three Chinese medical teams, who helped the country fight against COVID-19.

FREETOWN, Sept. 22 (Xinhua) -- Sierra Leonean Vice President Mohamed Juldeh Jalloh Tuesday praised three Chinese medical teams dispatched by the Chinese government for their efforts in helping the country fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.

The vice president made the comments while he was meeting with the three Chinese medical teams, who just completed their mission in the country.

He said local people will always remember the touching stories of the three teams working with the Sierra Leonean side, adding that the three teams traveled a long distance to provide precious medical services to the Sierra Leonean people, which is a vivid manifestation of the genuine and cordial friendship between the two countries.

He added that Sierra Leone will continue to work with China to deepen practical cooperation in various fields and promote mutual relations to a new high.

Chinese ambassador to Sierra Leone Hu Zhangliang said that the two countries have always been sincere friends, noting that China will work with Sierra Leone to further strengthen the bilateral relationship. ■

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