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China donates 63 vehicles to Peru for 16th APEC summit
Updated: 2008-11-15 14:09

LIMA -- China donated 63 cars to Peru Friday for the upcoming Economic Leaders' Informal Meeting of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum on November 22-23 in Lima, the capital of Peru.

Chinese Ambassador to Peru Gao Zhengyue delivered the vehicles on behalf of the Chinese government.

During the delivering ceremony, Peruvian Vice President Luis Giampietri, who is also president of the APEC High Level Extraordinary Commission (APEC-HLEC) expressed thanks to China on behalf of the Peruvian government.

Giampietri said "the Chinese government and people generously contributed to a better condition of the Leaders' Week. I must say that this donation helps us solve the transportation problem of the leaders."

Gao said that "China and Peru are brother countries, and the bilateral, political, economic, commercial and cultural ties are developed in a sustained and healthy way."

He added that "the APEC summit is a very important event for Peru, and China is always ready to giving its sincere and loyal collaboration."

"I'm sure that with the joint effort of the 21 economies, the meeting should be held very successful. I expect that the meeting be one of the best organized at the APEC history," Gao said.