Chen Xiaojia, Chairman of CITIC Construction, paid a courtesy call on President Macky Sall of the Republic of Senegal in Dakar on March 15, 2018. Mr. President first welcomed the visit of Chen Xiaojia and his delegation and expressed that he had already known CITIC Group Corporation, the largest comprehensive state-owned enterprise in China. He hoped that CITIC Group Corporation could participate in the comprehensive development of Senegal in such fields as infrastructure construction, industry and agriculture and play a vital role in Senegal's economic development. The President hoped that CITIC Group Corporation could take exchanges of visits between the state leaders of China and Senegal as an opportunity to advance substantively the projects in Senegal.
Chen Xiaojia first expressed his sincere thanks to Mr. President for receiving the delegation amidst of his busy schedule. He also really hoped that CITIC Construction could do more for the construction of Senegal, especially when he learned about the specific conditions of the projects in the fields of infrastructure construction, mining and industry after communicating with ministries and commissions of Senegal. He will organize professional teams to carry out field surveys to obtain necessary information for in-depth research and design of the projects, in a bid to provide Senegal with feasible programs and business models after establishing working mechanisms with relevant departments. Chen Xiaojia also gave an interview to the national television of Senegal after their talks.
Zhang Xun, Chinese Ambassador to Senegal, and Lyu Yifeng and Han Xiaofei, Economic and Commercial Counselors were present at the talks.