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Ambassador Chen Xiaodong Extends a Message of Condolence On the Passing of His Majesty King Goodwill Zwelithini
2021/03/12

On March 12, Ambassador Chen Xiaodong extended a message of condolence on the passing of His Majesty King Goodwill Zwelithini. The message is as follows:

I was shocked with utmost grief and sorrow to learn of the unfortunate passing of His Majesty King Goodwill Zwelithini Ka Bhekuzulu. I would like to extend on behalf of the Chinese Embassy and all members of the Chinese community in South Africa deepest condolences on the passing of His Majesty the King, as well as sympathy to the Royal Family and all people of the Zulu Kingdom.

His Majesty King Goodwill Zwelithini was an outstanding traditional leader deeply respected and loved by the South African people. His Majesty always dedicated himself to working for the well-being of all people in the Zulu Kingdom. He made extraordinary contributions to the establishment of the new South Africa and its development.

His Majesty the King was a good friend of the Chinese people who actively promoted friendship and cooperation between China and South Africa in various areas as well as the exchanges and mutual learning between the Zulu culture and the Chinese culture. His Majesty offered great care and support for the Chinese community and the development of Chinese enterprises in the Zulu Kingdom. His Majesty the King will be forever remembered for the contributions he made to China-South Africa friendship.

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