Gifts of computers, computer desks, printers and office chairs have been given to the Government of Dominica by the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress of the People’s Republic of China.
30 desktop computers, 6 laptop computers, 6 black and white laser printers, 30 sets of computer desks and 30 office chairs were handed over at an official ceremony at the Parliament House on Thursday morning.
Speaker of the House, Alix Boyd-Knights, said the gifts were the result of a promise made by a visiting delegation from the National People’s Congress in July 2012.
“In July last year a delegation from the National’s People Congress headed by a deputy came here and presented us some token gifts in relation with this gift and mentioned that they were going to be sending some office equipment particularly computers, laptops, printers, chairs,” she explained.
Chinese Ambassador to Dominica, Wong Zonglai, stated that the supplies were a token of the friendship between his country and Dominica.
Minister for Information, Technology and Constituency Empowerment, Ambrose George, assured Zonglai that the supplies will be put into good use for the development of the Dominican people.