28 September 2020
PRETORIA – The Embassy of China in South Africa on Monday hosted its 71st National Day Reception and Open Day virtually, with massive celebration showcasing Chinese and South African traditions.
Chen Xiaodong, Ambassador-designate of China to South Africa made a keynote presentation during the event.
“Our world is changing in profound ways, compounded by a pandemic unseen in a century. Mankind faces severe challenges and difficult choices in 2020.”
“As the country first affected by the virus, China, under the strong leadership of the CPC Central Committee with Comrade Xi Jinping at the core, lost no time in waging an all-round, people’s war to control the virus”
There were presentations from South African dignitaries.