China on Monday promised help amounting to some 22,600 U.S. dollars to the Somali Information Company (SONNA) to modernize operations at its Mogadishu office.

Qin Jian, Chinese Ambassador to Somalia, said that the cash, which can be used to purchase office equipment, is a part of China’s help to Somalia.

He additionally hailed SONNA for taking part in an necessary position in promoting relations between the 2 nations.

“We have already facilitated a media delegation from your beautiful country full of potential to visit China this year,” he stated, including that China helps Somalia’s peace and reconstruction course of.

Abdulahi Sheikh Abdirahman, Director of SONNA, hailed the Chinese language Embassy for the help, saying that the monetary help will go in the direction of shopping for of workplace gear like cameras and computer systems.