The Chinese Government thanked world leaders including Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa for the support rendered during the new Coronavirus outbreak in China.
Deputy Director General of the Information Department at the Chinese Foreign Affairs Ministry, Lijian Zhao tweeted a series of tweets yesterday thanking the world leaders.
He said, “We sincerely thank the support from world leaders; President Gotabaya Rajapaksa of Sri Lanka said that as a true friend who shares weal and woe, his country will stand firmly with China.”
Lijian also thanked Maldivian President Ibrahim Mohamed and said he spoke highly of the openness, transparency and responsibility that China has shown in the battle against the outbreak.
President Arif Alvi of Pakistan, President Win Myint of Myanmar, President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović of Croatia, President Sergio Mattarella of Italy, President Muhammadu Buhari of Nigeria and Prime Minister Samdech Techo Hun Sen of Cambodia were also among the leaders who received China’s gratitude.