Prime Minister and Minister for Finance, Foreign Affairs and ICT, Roosevelt Skerrit is heading a three-member delegation to the People’s Republic of China.
The visit is to advance discussions on the construction of an international airport and other development projects.
The prime minister announced at a Dominica Labour Party Rally on May 5, 2014, that his government was actively pursuing several project including the construction of an international airport through the BOOT – Build, Own, Operate and Transfer – option, with a team of private developers from China.
Skerrit is accompanied by Secretary to the Cabinet, Steve Ferrol and Chairman of the AID Bank, Martin Charles.
Minister for Information, Telecommunications and Constituency Empowerment, Ambrose George, is performing the functions of Head of Government in the absence of Prime Minister Skerrit.