Premier Wen meets Ban Ki-moon in quake zone
Source: CCTV.com | 05-25-2008 12:33Special Report: Strong quake jolts SW China
Premier Wen Jiabao has thanked UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon for the United Nations' quake relief efforts. Ban Ki-moon arrived in the capital of Sichuan Province Saturday morning and went directly to the epicenter of the quake, Yingxiu town, where he expressed his sympathy for the people there.
|Premier Wen Jiabao has thanked UN Secretary-General|
Ban Ki-moon for the United Nations' quake relief efforts.
Wen Jiabao thanked the UN Secretary General for his visit on behalf of the Chinese government and people.
Wen briefed Ban on the relief effort, saying China will carry out reconstruction as soon as possible. The international community showed sympathy for China soon after the quake. Wen Jiabao said this was evidence of the world's kindness to China and its humanitarian spirit. Wen said international aid has contributed a lot to
China's relief work, and the government and people are very grateful for this.
The premier said the whole nation is devoting itself to the relief effort and with the help and support from the world, China will overcome all difficulties and succeed in the reconstruction.