The fifth batch of materials for humanitarian aid provided by
the Chinese government for Sudan was shipped on Friday at north
China's port of Tianjin.
The 40 million yuan (US$5.2 million) worth materials include
cross-country vehicles, ambulances, medical instruments, and mobile
A truck loaded with
materials for humanitarian aid from the Chinese government for
Sudan pulls into Tianjin port in northern China on Friday, August
China had sent four batches of materials to help residents in
the Darfur region improve their living conditions.
In 2004 the Chinese government pledged five batches of
humanitarian aid to Darfur to ease the humanitarian problems caused
by conflicts in the area in western Sudan.
Chinese Vice Commerce Minister Wei Jianguo said the Chinese
government had consistently strived for solution to the Darfur
"The Chinese government wishes to see early realization of
peace, stability and economic reconstruction through negotiations
in the Darfur region," Wei said.
Abdelmoniem Osman Eibeiti, a diplomat with the Sudanese embassy
to China, expressed thanks on behalf of the Sudanese government for
the aid from China, which he said is a testimony of Sudan-China
Also on Friday's shipping ceremony, China's Special Envoy for
Darfur Liu Guijin said the situation in Darfur region has eased and
some positive progress has been made.
Liu called on the international community to keep on cooperation
and give full play to the mechanism of the United Nations, African
Union and Sudanese government so as to realize peace and stability
in the region.
(Xinhua News Agency August 25, 2007)