Journey to ”Bright”: Chinese Medical Experts Arrived in Madagascar

The officials from the Chinese Embassy to Madagascar and the representatives from the Chinese Association of Commerce in Madagascar (CACM) welcomed the “Bright Journey” expert team from China in Antananarivo Ivato International Airport on May 28th, 2018. The expert team later visited the CACM office and held talks with famous Chinese in Madagascar.

Lun Changyong, the rotating director of the CACM, on behalf of Director Cai Guowei, gave warm welcome to the expert team.

The team leader Gao Xiang from the Provincial Health and Family Planning Commission in Gansu said that the “Bright Journey” activity would be held in Madagascar due to the preparations and arrangements by all sides. He expressed gratitude to the CACM and wished the activity a great success.

Ling Xiaowen, the leader of the 21th Chinese Medical Team to Madagascar also showed his sincere thanks to the CACM for their help over the years. He noted that the “Bright Journey”programme, as an important step in practicing the “One Road and One Belt” Initiative, would set up a good example for Sino-Africa cooperation and lay solid foundations for future cooperation.

Ling also appreciated the work by the Chinese Medical Team and expressed his thanks to the Chinese Embassy to Madagascar. Last year, the Chinese Medical Team in Madagascar experienced much difficulties, such as earthquake, typhoon, plague and riots. During the period, the Chinese Embassy offered lots of assistance. In April, the 21th Chinese Medical Team was rewarded the national honor of “Industrial Pioneer”, “it belongs to all”, Ling said.

Bao Yunzhen, professor from the People’s Hospital of Peking University and Zhang Wenfang, associate professor from the Second Hospital of Lanzhou University also made their remarks, wishing the activity a complete success.

At the end of the meeting, the CACM sent gifts to the experts. The banquet was going on in an pleasant atmosphere.