Congratulatory Message from Prime Minister Skerrit for 15th Anniversary of Diplomatic Relations between China and Dominica

Hon. Skerrit

March 20, 2019

His Excellency Li Keqiang

Premier of the State Council

The People’s Republic of China


Your Excellency,

It is with a sense of deep satisfaction that I extend my congratulations, as we celebrate fifteen years of the establishment of diplomatic relations between the Commonwealth of Dominica and the People’s Republic of China.

The decision of my government to recognize the One China policy was a recognition of the view that I have long held, that as a matter of international law, Dominica should recognize and give support to the fact that there is but one China and that we support the peaceful reunification of China.

The last fifteen years have been beneficial to our peoples and have been characterized by mutual respect, trust, cooperation and a genuine interest in the development of our people and our country.

From 2004, the People’s Republic of China has stood in solidarity with Dominica in good times and more so in adverse times. Our relationship has been put to the test when we suffered the devastating effects of climate change. You have stood steadfastly at our side and your great nation has been reliable and loyal partner, assisting in the building and rehabilitation of critical components of our social and economic infrastructure, without precondition.

The impact of our friendship over these last fifteen years is visible throughout our island, not only in infrastructure, but in the collaboration in agriculture, in the education of our youth, in providing training opportunities and critical support to our health sector.

The Government and people of Dominica are deeply appreciative of, and eternally grateful for the friendship and unwavering generosity of the Government and people of the People’s Republic of China, notwithstanding that you have your own domestic challenges.

The Government of Dominica commits to continuing to work with China and to provided support in international fora. We look forward to the further deepening of our relationship in the coming years and anticipate strong collaboration on our goal to build a climate resilient Dominica, particularly within the context of the Belt and Road Initiative.

We will do all that is possible to build on the principles of equality, respect and mutual benefit that underpins our relationship. In so doing it is my hope that both our peoples can look forward to a future that is even brighter than the past has been. We wish continued success of the People’s Republic of China.

The Government which I have the honour to lead, shall continue to adhere to the One China policy in its fullest extent.

Please accept Excellency, the assurance of our highest consideration.




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  1. Man bites dogs
    March 22, 2019

    Well done to prime minister Skerrit you have done a great job putting Dominica 🇩🇲 back on track after those dirty dogs so-called Workers calamity party dishonest functionally illiterate destroyed our country Dominica 🇩🇲 It took you the Labour Party China, UK, TnT, Jamaica and the rest of the world to help us Workers so-called party is a pit hole party. No one can tell me any difference, workers so-called party didn’t do anything to help Dominica. Now we have lots of money they all coming in like Wolfgang to get Mr Skerrit out to steal our money again . Get back to hell you and friends will not be getting a penny off our money. Thank you China may god bless you and Dominica, one love. 💐

      March 22, 2019


    • viewsexpressed
      March 24, 2019

      Well Done Prime, Oppps Odd Minister my foot. What track is Domininca back on? So Mr Confused Man Bites dogs,” you have just admitted that Domininca has been back tracking and still back tracking after this dirty Labour backing blind Dog keep blindly supporting nepotism,, corruption visible Bobol and a waste of time , immature Skerrit. Man Bites Dogs, no matter what you say in defence of failed Skerrit, Skerrit will be remembered as this Failed Odd Minister and has failed us Dominicans and Dominica. Our people are turned into beggars and this barking dog welcomes and praises this failed , corrupt labour government? What a distasteful and ignoramous blind bat behaviour. Skerrit must Go. He has to Go. he must get out. Skerrit has failed us, and has our island in deep poverty, where the big boys (they, within the corrupt labour Government) know who they are.
      What a failed Labour government, what a failed Prime Minister, what a failed government.

  2. Ras B
    March 22, 2019

    Much better worded congratulatory message than that coming from Mr Linton. We speak almost ad infinitum of Mr Linton’s magnanimous use of the English language, Yet he is beaten so badly in quality of the prose on the same subject by one who has been continuously criticized by his inability to effectively express himself. Yet the prose in this congratulatory message, reveals a clear difference in statesmanship. It is like chalk and cheese!!

    • Ibo France
      March 24, 2019

      Everyone knows how inarticulate Skerrit is. The speech was written for him and he rehearsed multiple times. Put Skerrit and Linton together and let them make an impromptu speech on a given topic., Linton, hands down, the more coherent, persuasive and illuminating. Skerrit cannot deliver well off the cuff. His prepared speech was not bad but the country needs much more than good rehearsed speeches to elevate it from the huge sinkhole it is presently in. The country is badly in need of:
      *state of the art hospital
      * booming agriculturally sector
      * modern sporting & recreational facilities
      * international airport
      * twenty-first century cruise port and last and most important a BRAND NEW CARING GOVERNMENT!

    • Pipo
      March 25, 2019

      Well Ras, I’m enjoying Lennox cheese while get constipated on Roosevelt chalk. Bon manjay garson.

  3. %
    March 21, 2019

    You should have ended thus:
    This will be my last letter to you in the position of Prime Minister ..
    You thought that wicked rule would never end?
    Skerrit Must Go
    Skerrit Must Go
    LAZY Skerrit Must Go Now

  4. Marrie
    March 21, 2019

    Disgusting…! An insult to the Dominica. We do not even know the content of the MOU.

  5. JAH KAL
    March 21, 2019

    Skerrit i hope u have your out going speech ready if not get it ready plenty more to reveal in the coming days .go before the can open.

    • Lin clown
      March 24, 2019

      Who is going to take over from Skeritt.May be Jack Carl,or %.Not Linton.Do you know why Linton lost his job at DCP?Because he was not qualified,no papers.He would be the most uneducated Prime Minister in the Caribbean.There is no way UWP can win election.You UWP idiots don’t live on this earth.Well done Man Bite Dog you are more educated than those Blue Bed Bugs.

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