Premier Li Keqiang met with Who Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus

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Premier Li Keqiang of The State Council met with Who Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, who is here to attend the opening ceremony of the Beijing Winter Olympic Games, at diaoyutai State Guesthouse on February 5.Chinese Premier Li Keqiang (R) meets with Who Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, who is here to attend the opening ceremony of the Beijing Winter Olympic Games, at the Diaoyutai State Guesthouse in Beijing, Capital of China, Feb. 5, 2018.Li welcomed Tedros to the opening ceremony of the Winter Olympic Games and appreciated who’s support for the Games, which fully embodies the goal of greater Olympic unity.Li said that Two years ago, Mr. Director-general visited China at the most difficult time in China’s fight against COVID-19, showing his support for China, and President Xi Jinping met with him.Over the past two years, WHO has actively promoted international cooperation against the epidemic and done a great deal of effective work.Li said the international community should continue to work together and help each other as the epidemic continues to rage around the world. At the same time, there should be more understanding and tolerance among each other.The Chinese government will continue to support who in playing a more important role in fighting the epidemic and safeguarding human health.Vaccines are global public goods. It is important to promote the accessibility and affordability of vaccines, form immune barriers, and use scientific and technological means to develop effective drugs to help defeat the novel Coronavirus as the common enemy of mankind at an early date.Li stressed that while fighting the epidemic, efforts should be made to achieve sustainable economic and social development, promote cross-border trade facilitation, ensure the safety and unimpeded flow of industrial and supply chains, and promote steady and solid global economic recovery.China is ready to maintain close and friendly cooperation with the WHO.Tedros congratulated Li on China’s hosting of the Beijing Winter Olympic Games and said he was honored to attend the opening ceremony and participate in the torch relay.The WHO highly appreciates the efforts of the Chinese government and people in fighting the epidemic, congratulates China on eliminating malaria and stands ready to continue cooperation with China to promote equitable access to vaccines, increase vaccination rates and defeat the epidemic at an early date.Who adheres to scientific principles in tracing the source of the virus and opposes politicization of tracing.