The new Chinese Ambassador to Dominica, His Excellency Lu Kun, presented his credentials to the President of the Commonwealth Of Dominica, His Excellency Charles Savarin, on Tuesday at the State House.
His Excellency Savarin officially welcomed the new ambassador to Dominica.
“The People’s Republic of China remains one of Dominica’s most significant bilateral partners and relations between our two countries continues to develop steadily since the formalization of diplomatic relations in March of 2004,” he highlighted.
President Savarin noted that diplomatic relations with the People’s Republic of China have reaped great benefits for Dominica.
President Savarin highlighted that 100 government scholarships have been awarded by the People’s Republic Of China to the Government Of Dominica since 2004.
The total number of Chinese sponsored short-term training seminars offered to Dominica during the period 2012 to 2016 stands at 545.
The new Chinese ambassador spoke highly of China’s relations with Dominica.
“Dominica is a good friend and a partner to China. Over the past 12 years since the establishment of diplomatic ties, China – Dominica relations has enjoyed steady growth…,” he said.
Last month, a special reception was held to bid farewell to the former Chinese ambassador, H.E Li Jiangning.
Li Jiangning was China’s ambassador to Dominica for two years.