World leaders praise China's efforts in fighting coronavirus
Leaders and officials from various countries have praised China's efforts in the fight against the novel coronavirus, a health epidemic in the country that has claimed over 560 lives.
They have spoken highly of China's quick response to the disease and the effective preventative measures the government has taken.
Egypt: China is taking professional preventing measures
"The preventing measures taken by the Chinese government are very professional," said former Prime Minister of Egypt Essam Sharaf, giving his firm confidence to the virus-hit country.
"I want to say that the crisis will for sure be conquered. China is a great country, and will be even stronger after the epidemic."
Zambia: China is transparent in researching and preventing the epidemic
President of People's Convention Independence Party Charles Sinkala noted that the epidemic is not just a challenge for China, but something that should be faced together by the world.
"China has been very transparent in the process of both researching and preventing the epidemic," he said. "It has also strengthened its cooperation and communication with the rest of the world. That is great."
Argentina: China is taking right measures
We are giving all-out support to China, said Argentine Minister of Health Ginés González García, adding that he believes the measures China is taking are right.