2018 New Year's Reception Held at Chinese Embassy in Kenya
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On 8th, February, Chinese New Year Reception was hosted by Chinese Embassy in Kenya and Confucius Institute at the University of Nairobi. Chinese-funded enterprises, the Chinese national media and Chinese staff stationed in the United Nations in Kenya celebrated the Spring Festival.

At the reception, the Chinese ambassador, Liu Xianfa, said at the reception that the year 2017 was a very important year in the historical process of the great rejuvenation of China. This year, we succeeded in convening the 19th NPC, marking a new era in socialism with Chinese characteristics and having achieved brilliant achievements in economic and social development. Diplomatic work has achieved unprecedented achievements. "The Belt and Road International Cooperation Summit Forum "marked the further rise of overall national strength and the further expansion of international influence, so that every Chinese person are very proud.

Ambassador Liu Xian-fa said that 2017 was also a year for the steady development of China-Kenya relations. The cooperation between China and Kenya has deepened. Cooperation with UNEP and UN-Habitat has taken a new step. China-Africa Environmental Cooperation Center was established. Finally, Ambassador Liu thanked the compatriots for their long-term support and cooperation with the embassy work and expressed that they will continue to provide convenience and support to Chinese-funded enterprises and overseas Chinese and escort their work life.

Subsequently, the Embassy and the Confucius Institute at the University of Nairobi, UN-HABITAT, UNEP, Kenyan Economic and Trade Association and the Embassy Sunshine School jointly contributed a fantastic evening to everyone in a peaceful atmosphere.