Lu started his career in the ministry in May 2009 as deputy head of the political division. He was head of the department from November 2015 until he was placed under investigation in December 2016.
When Chinese President Xi Jinping delivered his historic address to the Australian Parliament on Nov 17, 2014, he noted the presence of Emeritus Professor Colin Mackerras of Griffith University in the audience.
"I am sure our party will do a good job in parliament, because most of our newly-elected lawmakers are local officials from the local administration, as such they are experienced people," Salvini added.
While Mackerras said he is not optimistic about the bilateral relationship in the short term, "I have to be optimistic" in the long term.
Gambia's exports have gone mainly to China, India, the United Kingdom and Italy back as far as 2014, while it imported most of its goods from China, Brazil and Indonesia.
"I'm not against criticism if it is valid, but I am totally against criticism that is manufactured."