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The Chinese Consulate in Laoag donates typhoon relief supplies to Cagayan and Isabela

2020-12-05

On December4, the Consulate of the People's Republic of China in Laoag, in partnership with the Embassy of the People's Republic of China in the Philippines, donated 42,000 packs (84 tons) of rice to the Provinces of Cagayan and Isabela,which were severely affected by typhoon Ulysses.The aforesaid donation is part of the latest relief assistance of 3 million RMB (around 22 million pesos) provided by the Chinese government to the Philippines in response to typhoons Rolly and Ulysses.

Consul & Head of Post Zhou Youbin conveyed the sincere sympathy of H.E. Ambassador Huang Xilian to the governors. Consul Zhou said that the typhoon caused the worst flood to hit Cagayan and Isabela in 40 years, and the local people suffered huge losses in life and property. He reiterated that in the face of natural disaster, China will, as always, stand firmly with the Philippine government and people in solidarity. Consul Zhou wishes the victims will overcome the difficulties and resume normal life at the earliest date.

Cagayan Governor Manuel Mamba and Isabela Governor Rodolfo Albano III received the donations and expressed their heartfelt appreciation. They said that since the outbreak of the pandemic, China has provided a lot of help to the Philippines. At this time of the catastrophic flood, we once again feel the warmth and strength of friendship between the Philippines and China.

Local Chinese Communities of Tuguegarao City and Cauayan City actively assisted in the delivery of the donations.

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