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CGTN published this video item, entitled “President Xi: China, Guyana to promote cooperation in vaccines, infrastructure and BRI” – below is their description.
In a telephone conversation with Guyanese President Mohamed Irfaan Ali on Tuesday, Chinese President #XiJinping said #China and #Guyana should take the 50th anniversary of their diplomatic ties next year as an opportunity to lift relations to higher levels. Xi suggested the two countries earnestly respect each other’s core interests, and expand win-win collaboration in areas such as energy and infrastructure. Both leaders have acknowledged that relations are firm, and committed to further promote cooperation under the Belt and Road Initiative.CGTN YouTube Channel
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Its capital, Georgetown, is known for British colonial architecture, including tall, painted-timber St. George’s Anglican Cathedral. A large clock marks the facade of Stabroek Market, a source of local produce.
Guyana is the only South American nation in which English is the official language. The majority of the population, however, speak Guyanese Creole, an English-based creole language, as a first language. Guyana is part of the Anglophone Caribbean.
It gained independence in 1966, and officially became a republic within the Commonwealth of Nations in 1970.