CHINA PROMISES SUPPORT FOR SOMALIA’S OFFICIAL NEWS AGENCY
MOGADISHU, China has promised assistance amounting to some 22,600 US dollars to the Somali News Agency (SONNA) to modernize operations at its Mogadishu office.
Qin Jian, the Chinese Ambassador to Somalia, told Xinhua here Monday that the money, which will be used to buy office equipment, is part of China's assistance to Somalia.
He also hailed SONNA for playing an important role in promoting relations between the two countries.
"We have already facilitated a media delegation from your beautiful country full of potential to visit China this year," he told SONNA, adding that China supported Somalia's peace and reconstruction process.
Abdulahi Sheikh Abdirahman, the Director of SONNA, hailed the Chinese Embassy for the support, saying that the financial assistance would go towards buying office equipment like cameras and computers.
Source: Nam News Network