Over 100 Customs officers taking Chinese lessons to communicate better with Chinese nationals

Over 100 Customs officers taking Chinese lessons to communicate better with Chinese nationals

- Ghana is poised to enhance bilateral relation with China

- Over 100 Customs officials are going to benefit from the Chinese lessons to enhance communication with Chinese nationals

More than 100 officials drawn from the Kotoka International Airport are expected to undergo eight weeks Chinese language course under the full sponsorship of the Confucius Institute.

As part of activities to enhance the friendly relations between Ghana and China, the Confucius Institute at the University of Ghana on Thursday, May 16, 2019, started a Chinese language course for officials of the Ghana Customs.

Chu Beijuan, Chinese director of the Confucius Institute in Ghana, said at the opening ceremony of the program that more Chinese nationals are coming to Ghana to do business with Ghanaians.

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“So your learning of Chinese language will help us communicate well with each other and promote friendship between us,” Chu told the officials.

She said the preparedness of the Confucius Institute would make the teaching and learning of the Chinese language flexible for the interest of all sectors in Ghana.

“This Chinese language course will help Customs better interact with the ever-increasing Chinese business partners, tourists and strategic development partners coming to Ghana,” said Isaac Crentsil, Commissioner for Ghana Customs.

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