Dominica and China sign multi-million dollar agreements
Dominica and the Peoples Republic of China (PRC), have signed three new agreements which will see the country receiving more than EC$50,000,000.
The Economic and Technical Cooperation Agreement, the Military Aid Agreement and Letters of Exchange for Agricultural Technical Cooperation were signed on Wednesday.
China’s Ambassador to Dominica is His Excellency Lu Kun.
The PRC also presented emergency humanitarian relief aid of US$8OO,OOO after hurricane maria and a grant of US$3,000,000 for roof restoration was also made to Dominica.
Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit says the $5O,000,000 from China will go towards the construction of smart climate resilient schools.
Mr. Skerrit also says Dominica’s decision to establish relations with China in 2OO4 was justified.