Ambassador of the People’s Republic of China to the Commonwealth of Dominica, His Excellency Lu Kun has stated that the new agreement between the two countries will open a new page for the countries relationship.
He made that statement while speaking at the signing ceremony of a one hundred and twenty million dollar agreement held at the Ministry of Finance Conference Room yesterday.
Lu Kun stated that the newest signed agreement is a reflection of the valuable friendship between the two countries.
He noted that he was delighted to sign the agreement of economic and technical cooperation between the two Governments.
“It’s not only a reflection of the valuable China Dominica friendship, but also a symbol China’s quick and strong support to the recovery and the rebuilding efforts of Dominica after the ravages of Hurricane Maria,” Lu Kun stated.
Lu Kun noted that the signing is an indication of the continued support from the Chinese Government to Dominica, before adding that this agreement will bring the bilateral relationship to a new level.
He noted that China is happy to see that Dominica has made a remarkable progress in the recovery and rebuilding process under the strong leadership of Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit, adding that “we greatly appreciate Dominica’s peoples’ indulgence, optimism and the courage shown in this process.”
Lu Kun noted that the new aid agreement will provide more support to Dominica, “which will open a new page in the China Dominica friendship and cooperation.”
“This agreement demonstrates China’s firm support to the social and economic development of Dominica especially to the post hurricane reconstruction of Dominica,” Lu Kun added.