KHARTOUM, Feb. 27 (Xinhua) -- Sudanese President Omer al-Bashir Wednesday told
the Chinese government's visiting special representative for Darfur, Liu
that Sudan was grateful for China's unremitting efforts to push
settlement of the Darfur issue, Liu said.
At least one member of the Chinese government has been working hard for Darfur.
Liu, who arrived in the Sudanese capital early Sunday after visiting
Britain, is currently on a four-day visit to Sudan. It is his fourth visit to
Africa's largest nation since his appointment last May.
On Tuesday, Liu
flew into South Darfur's capital city Nyala fora one-day visit to assess
security and humanitarian situations there. It was his second visit to Darfur
since his appointment.
Liu, a 62-year-old veteran diplomat and former
Chinese ambassador to Zimbabwe and South Africa, has been engaged in African
affairs for more than 25 years.
Since assuming his current post, he has
paid three visits to Sudan and also shuttled between the United States, Britain,
Egypt and other countries concerned, making unremitting efforts to resolve the