The Costa Rica News (TCRN) – The Costa Rica government has announced that a Chinese grant of $24 million will be invested in projects for the National Development Plan.

The donation was a surprise from the Chinese Government to the President of Costa Rica, Luis Guillermo Solis and his delegation, who are on an official visit to China this week,

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“We did not expect such a generous offer of cooperation. We will define its use in development projects and investment in a new vision of relations between the two countries, as strategic partners, we will promote plans for mutual benefit,” President Solis explained in a statement.

Solis, who will end his visit to China on Friday, met with Chinese President Xi Jinping, in order to move towards a relationship of “strategic partners” in investment projects and policy dialogue.

Among other things, today China and Costa Rica signed an agreement to start work on a special economic zone in Costa Rican territory to assist the development of regions by following models that were successful in China. (ACAN-EFE)

The Costa Rica News (TCRN)

San Jose, Costa Rica

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