China gears up to ring in new lunar year
- Friday, 05 February 2016
- By South African Government News Agency
Pretoria - President Jacob Zuma has wished all members of the Chinese community in South Africa and around the world a happy and successful New Year - the Year of the Monkey.
The Presidency on Friday said the monkey is known as an auspicious symbol, thus heralding a year that looks forward to agility, inventive solutions, innovative endeavours and flourishing business achievements.
“The Year of the Monkey must encourage and celebrate individual entrepreneurs, the setting of goals with confidence and reaping the rewards of consistency and dedication,” said President Zuma.
He said relations between South Africa and China have grown from strength to strength.