President greets 14 new envoys
President Xi Jinping received credentials presented by 14 new ambassadors to China at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on Sept 13. He also called on them to contribute to enhancing their countries’ friendship with China. The 14 included Saidov Bakhtiyor of Uzbekistan, Baba Ahmad Jidda of Nigeria, Everardus Kronenburg of the Netherlands and Francisco Escobar of Panama. Xi welcomed the ambassadors and asked them to convey his sincere greetings and good wishes to their leaders and people. The president said the Chinese government will provide facilities and support for the ambassadors’ work, and he called on them to contribute to strengthening their nations’ friendly relations with China and promoting the development of bilateral ties.