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Speed is the One of the Key Hallmarks of Chinese Infrastructure Diplomacy in Africa

TWEET TRANSLATION: Today I visited the Kinsuka station site, the new flagship project for energy cooperation between ???? . 10 months after President Félix Antoine Tshisekedi laid the cornerstone, more than 50% of the work has been completed. Two million Kinshasa households will benefit.

Chinese ambassador to the DR Congo, Zhu Jing, touted the rapid pace of construction of the new Kinsuka power station that’s being built by Shanghai Power in the capital Kinshasa. Just 10 months after construction began, said Zhu on Twitter, the new station is more than 50% finished.

Zhu’s comments echo remarks by his boss, Wu Peng, China’s top diplomat for Sub-Saharan Africa when he noted “speed and efficiency” as hallmarks of the just-opened Nairobi Expressway in Kenya.

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