Barbados and China pledge to maintain close ties

first_img Share NewsRegional Barbados and China pledge to maintain close ties by: – June 18, 2012 Sharing is caring! 17 Views   no discussions Sharecenter_img Prime Minister of Barbados, Freundel StuartBRIDGETOWN, Barbados (BGIS) — Barbados and China have pledged to strengthen the already good relations that exist between the two countries. Barbados Prime Minister Freundel Stuart and the Member of the Political Bureau and Secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC), Zhang Gaoli, gave this assurance on Friday during a meeting. Stuart said there was evidence of the more than three decades old fruitful relationship between the two countries across Barbados, and he alluded to projects such as the Ministry of Education and Human Resource Development Complex and the Garfield Sobers Complex as proof of such collaboration. “So, there is evidence that this relationship has been fruitful. I was very pleased to be hosted by China last year where I experienced a warm hospitality of your great country,” he added.The prime minister also mentioned the twin interests of renewable energy and pointed to the economic and technical agreements in place to effect this.In turn, Zhang, who is also the head of the Chinese delegation, also praised the harmonious relationship between Bridgetown and Beijing and described Stuart as “a precious friend of China”. He also mentioned the need for closer collaboration between the two countries in areas such as renewable energy and economic cooperation.Barbados and China established diplomatic ties on May 30, 1977.Caribbean News Now Tweet Sharelast_img

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *