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President of Dominica expresses gratitude toward China-Dominica Friendship

by: - March 25, 2019
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The Commonwealth of Dominica and the People’s Republic of China recognized fifteen years of friendship. which was celebrated on Mar. 23, 2019 at the Goodwill Parish Hall.

At the ceremony, the President of the Commonwealth of Dominica, His Excellency, Charles Savarin, stated that Dominica is grateful that China has assisted Dominica in a number of ways. He also made mention of the reconstruction of the E.O Leblanc Highway West-Coast Road.

His Excellency also mentioned that China has played a role in Dominica’s health system.

“In the field of health, we have had numerous Chinese doctors and technicians come to assist in the quality of our medical services. A number of Dominican students have gone to China to study numerous things, particularly medicine.”

He went on to say that China has assisted greatly in the reconstruction of schools as well as the Windsor Park Sports stadium.

“The Dominica stadium stands out as a major demonstration of the cooperation which exists between us. We all know the history of the stadium and the fact we now have a facility which can accommodate cricket at all levels.”

His excellency showed appreciation for the various grants given by the People’s Republic of China and the assistance received following the devastation of Hurricane Maria.

At the Ceremony, there was a wide-variety of Chinese exhibitions by different Chinese businesses in Dominica as well as performances by the Fanatik Band.

Chinese Medical Team

Chinese Solar Display

Patrons were given the privilege to have their blood pressure tested at the ceremony

Patrons were given the privilege to sample different Chinese dishes

President of Dominica, His Excellency, Charles Saverin (right) and his wife Clara Saverin (left)

Students of Pioneer Preparatory School presenting musical piece