Chinese Embassy in Tanzania Held Mourning and Tomb-Sweeping Ceremonies

06Apr 2020
Correspondent
Dar es Salaam
The Guardian
Chinese Embassy in Tanzania Held Mourning and Tomb-Sweeping Ceremonies

On 4 April 2020, China’s Qingming Festival or Tomb-Sweeping Day, the Chinese Embassy in Tanzania hoisted the national flag at half-mast to mourn for the martyrs who sacrificed their lives in the fight against the COVID-19 epidemic, and the Chinese compatriots who died of the disease.

Chinese Embassy in Tanzania hoisted the national flag at half-mast on 4 April, China’s Qingming Festival, to mourn for the martyrs who sacrificed their lives in the fight against COVID-19 and the Chinese compatriots who died of the disease

On the same day, H.E. Wang Ke, Ambassador of China to Tanzania, Mr Joseph Kahama, Secretary General of Tanzania-China Friendship Promotion Association (TCFPA), and other representatives of the  Embassy as well as the Chinese enterprises in Tanzania, went to the Chinese Experts Cemetery in the outskirts of Dar es Salaam, to pay respects to those who lost their lives in the construction of Tanzania-Zambia Railway (TAZARA) and the implementation of other China-Tanzania cooperation projects.

H.E. Wang Ke, Ambassador of China to Tanzania, Mr Joseph Kahama, Secretary General of TCFPA, and other representatives of the Embassy as well as the Chinese enterprises in Tanzania observing one minute’s silence in front of the monument in the Chinese Experts Cemetery.
H.E. Wang Ke, Ambassador of China to Tanzania, and Mr Joseph Kahama, Secretary General of TCFPA laying flowers at a gravestone in the Chinese Experts Cemetery in Dar es Salaam.