China Pledges More Capacity- Building Opportunities

(L-R) Min. Tarpeh and Amb. Ren
(L-R) Min. Tarpeh and Amb. Ren
Photo Credit: MoCI

Tuesday, September 18, 2020: The new Ambassador of the People’s Republic of China, accredited to Liberia has paid a courtesy call on Commerce and Industry Minister, Prof. Wilson K. Tarpeh, with capacity-building opportunities dominating the discussions.


During the discussions, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Ren Yisheng expressed his country’s plans to promote ongoing cordial bilateral ties subsisting between Liberia and the People’s Republic of China at several constructive fronts,


Topping the Tuesday, September 18, 2020, brief discussions between  Minister Tarpeh and the Chinese envoy at the Ministerial Complex in Congo Town,  are  short and long term capacity- building opportunities for Liberians, including employees of the Ministry of Commerce and Industry.

Inferring from how the discussions between Commerce and Industry Minister Tarpeh and Ambassador Ren proceeded, the Chinese envoy is of the strong conviction that capacity-building opportunities for Liberians will undoubtedly boost the human resource environment of Liberia.


Stepping up collaboration between Liberia and the People’s Republic of China, through trade, specifically the Liberia-China Chamber of Commerce also formed part of the collaborative exchange of notes between the two government officials.

Ambassador Ren also spoke about capacity –building programs for Small and Medium Business Enterprises in Liberia, as part of ongoing efforts to promote trade between the two countries.


Touching on other issues, the Chinese envoy encouraged his citizens residing in Liberia to abide by the laws of the country, making specific reference to local and international intellectual property regulations.


At the same time Ambassador Ren, has extended official invitation to Commerce and Industry Minister, Tarpeh, to attend   this year’s Trade meeting in China. The gathering, to be held in the context of the Liberia-China Chamber of Commerce   is expected to take place in November.

He also disclosed plans by the Government of the People’s Republic of China to assist Liberia with rice.


For his part, Commerce and Industry Minister Wilson Tarpeh, thanked the Chinese envoy for the courtesy visit, including China’s willingness to always identify with the Liberian Government and people.


Prof. Tarpeh, reiterated Liberia’s commitment to the One China Policy, emphasizing that the    Coalition for Democratic Change- led Government, under the dynamic leadership of President George Manneh Weah, remains supportive of   the One China Policy.


  Jacob N.B. Parley

Communications Director

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