The Madagascar General Hospital, one of China's aid projects, was completed ahead of schedule on June 24.
President Hery Rajaonarimampianina(L), Prime Minister Jean Ravelonarivo and other cabinet members of Madagascar attend the opening ceremony, along with Yang Min (C), Chinese ambassador to Madagascar, Counsellor Qi Jianwei, and Chen Xiaofeng, the representative of Anhui Provincial Foreign Economic Construction (Group) Co, Ltd. [Photo provided to chinadaily.com.cn]
The Madagascar General Hospital is now the largest and best- equipped hospital in Madagascar after 13 months' hard work that began on Jul 25, 2013. [Photo provided to chinadaily.com.cn]
At the ceremony, Yang praised the hospital as a model for cooperation between China and Madagascar in the field of healthcare.
President Rajaonarimampianina was also full of praise for the project, saying that it was the best and most advanced hospital he had ever seen in Madagascar, and that it would become a medical and rehabilitation center.
The hospital will play an extremely important role in promoting the development of medical and health services in Madagascar, and is a new example of the historical friendship between the two countries.