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PM Skerrit leads a delegation to China to celebrate the establishment of diplomatic relations with the PRC

PRESS RELEASE

Roseau, Dominica- March 20th, 2024: Prime Minister Honourable Roosevelt Skerrit will
lead a delegation on a week-long visit to China to mark the occasion of the 20th
anniversary of diplomatic relations between the Commonwealth of Dominica and the
People’s Republic of China.
On this visit, the Dominican leader will meet with the President of the People’s Republic
of China Xi Jinping, Premier Li Qiang, and other members of the Standing Committee of
the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China.
The Prime Minister will hold discussions with leaders of China’s top state-owned
enterprises, officials of the Ministry of Commerce and China Global Advisory; and address
the Boao Forum for Asia (BFA) Annual Conference 2024, which will be held in Boao,
South China’s Hainan Province.
Prime Minister Skerrit is accompanied by the Minister for Housing and Urban Development,
Hon. Melissa Poponne-Skerrit; Minister for Finance, Economic Development, Climate
Resilience and Social Security, Hon. Dr. Irving McIntyre; Minister for Foreign Affairs,
International Business, Trade and Energy Hon. Dr. Vince Henderson; Minister for
Tourism, Hon. Denise Charles-Pemberton; Minister for Health, Wellness and Social
Services, Hon. Cassanni Laville; and Parliamentary Secretary in the Ministry of Environment, Rural Modernization, Kalinago Upliftment and Constituency Empowerment,
Hon. Darron Lloyd.

Dominica’s Ambassador to the People’s Republic of China, H.E Martin Charles, Permanent Secretary in the Office of the Prime Minister, Mrs. Missi Henderson, and Press Secretary in the Office of the Prime Minister, Mrs. Dionne Durand-Smith also part of
the delegation. In the Prime Minister’s absence from the state, Hon. Fidel Grant, Minister for Public Works, Public Utilities, and Digital Economy will serve as Acting Prime Minister.

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