Geng Shuang, Ministry of Foreign Affairs spokesperson, extended greetings and best wishes on Friday at a routine press briefing.
(Photo: Official WeChat account of Ministry of Foreign Affairs)
Today is the last press conference of the Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs in the Chinese Lunar Year of the Dog. On behalf of his colleagues Lu Kang and Hua Chunying, Geng expressed his sincere gratitude to all the Chinese and foreign journalists and friends who have given them support and cooperation in the last year. "We also look forward to continuing to work closely with you in the New Year," he said.
"I would like to take this opportunity to express my greetings to you and all the friends who have long been concerned about China's diplomacy. I wish you good health, a smooth job, a happy family, and a lucky year!" Geng added, "Wish you all a happy new year!"