Chinese President Xi Jinping, also General Secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee held a phone conversation with Bounnhang Vorachith, General Secretary of the Lao People's Revolutionary Party Central Committee and President of Laos.
Song Tao, Minister of the International Department of the CPC Central Committee (IDCPC) spoke with Acting Director of the Department of International Relations of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Cuba on the phone at request.
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The IDCPC donated 10,000 masks to the Democratic Rally of Cyprus and the Progressive Party of the Working People respectively, in an effort to support Cyprus' fight against the COVID-19 outbreak. George Lysandrides, Director General of the Democratic Rally and Nikos Ioannou, Member of Secretariat of Central Committee of the Progressive Party of the Working People, on behalf of respective parties, received the materials at the Chinese Embassy in Cyprus respectively.
A relevant principal official of the IDCPC spoke on the phone with Alberto Anaya Gutiérrez, leader of the Mexican Labor Party.
Guo Yezhou, Vice Minister of the IDCPC, attended an online video conference organized by the IDCPC on COVID-19 prevention between Chinese and Indian medical workers. The conference was attended by Zhong Nanshan, an academician of Chinese Academy of Engineering and leader of high level expert group of National Health Commission and the expert team from the First Affiliated Hospital of Guangzhou Medical University, as well as Rahul Gandhi, President of Indian National Congress, Madhu Chandra, Chief Executive Officer of Kamala Nehru Memorial Hospital in Uttar Pradesh and other Indian experts.
Li Jun, Vice Minister of the IDCPC, spoke on the phone with Diosdado Cabello Rondón, First-Vice President of the United Socialist Party of Venezuela.
The IDCPC donated 50,000 masks to the Portuguese Communist Party (PCP), in an effort to support Portugal' fight against the COVID-19 outbreak. José Capucho, Member of Secretariat of Central Committee of the Portuguese Communist Party, received the materials at the Chinese Embassy in Portugal on behalf of the PCP.
An opening ceremony of the online training workshop for senior cadres of the South African Communist Party (SACP) was held. Li Mingxiang, Assistant Minister of the IDCPC, delivered a speech via video link. Solly Mapaila, SACP First Deputy General Secretary attended the training workshop along with 20 SACP senior cadres, and addressed the event.
The Silk Road Think Tank Association (SRTA), an association initiated by the IDCPC, hosted a thematic cloud forum under the theme of working together to meet public health security challenges and build the health silk road, and also held a meeting of the SRTA International Advisory Board. Song Tao, Minister of the IDCPC, delivered a written address.
Guo Yezhou, Vice Minister of the IDCPC, attended a video conference themed "Neighborhood Party Time: Political Parties of China and Indonesia Fight COVID-19 Together". The conference was also attended by principal officials from the Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention and the Beijing Municipal Commission of Development and Reform as well as leaders of major Indonesian ruling parties including the Indonesian Democratic Party of Struggle, the Party of Functional Groups, the Great Indonesia Movement Party and the Nasdem Party.
Song Tao, Minister of the IDCPC, attended a video conference between the CPC and the Communist Party of Nepal (CPN) on COVID-19 diagnosis and treatment and prevention. Also present were Guo Yezhou, Vice Minister of the IDCPC, Zhong Nanshan, an academician of Chinese Academy of Engineering and leader of high level expert group of National Health Commission, Madhav Kumar Nepal, CPN Secretariat Member and former Premier, Ishwar Pokhrel, CPN Secretariat Member, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense, seven Nepal provincial secretaries, and medical professionals from both countries.
The IDCPC donated epidemic prevention materials to Fiji First Party. The handover ceremony was held at the Fijian Embassy in China. H.E Manasa Tagicakibau, Fijian Ambassador to China, received the materials on behalf of the Fijian side.