PM Skerrit arrives in Beijing on official visit to China

Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit arrived in Beijing, China on Saturday for an official visit to mark the 20th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between the Commonwealth of Dominica and the People’s Republic of China.

In his first major outing, the Dominican leader will meet with China’s President H.E Xi Jinping on Monday and Premier Li Qiang and the Chairman of the National People’s Congress Standing Committee, Zhao Leji later that same week.

The Prime Minister will also hold talks with top business leaders including officials of China Global Advisory and attend the Boao Forum for Asia in South China’s Hainan Province.

During this visit, Dominica will sign several cooperation agreements, further cementing the country’s strong bilateral ties with the People’s Republic of China.

The Prime Minister is accompanied by his spouse, Minister for Housing and Urban Development Hon. Melissa Skerrit and other senior government ministers.

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  1. Man bite dogs
    March 25, 2024

    You are doing a great job
    Mr Skerrit, bring home the bacon on the plate, and leave these so-called Workers useless b*****ds to eat dried cakes.

  2. Lin clown
    March 25, 2024

    Don’t come back to a country he built?You should get out, your lazy do nothing blue Jacka.

    Hot debate. What do you think? Thumb up 3 Thumb down 5
  3. En Ba La
    March 25, 2024

    I hope this government topples. This government you all wanted to do what you all cannot do. Today you all have all the HUMAN RIGHTS ABUSE issues.

    Melissa remember Patrick John and Dame Eugenia your mouth anyone who can do it is using your mouth to make you say anything.

    Woman with a speech defect this is what he has and a woman who is embarrassing everyone – you think everyone wants to bed that GARBAGE – ugly beast a man whose mom is out there in bed with POLICE

  4. Ibo France
    March 25, 2024

    The man in the photo suffers from truth phobia. It will take an authentic independent news source on the ground in China for Dominicans to get the objective truth as to information surrounding this pricey pilgrimage.

  5. Lin clown
    March 25, 2024

    On Sunday February 25 the 2024 DNO posted 86 pictures of a failed national rally between the EC Loblack bridge and the West bridge.Waiting to see how many will be posted with Skerrit in China.

    • dissident
      March 25, 2024

      what about de solid evidence from your police friends dat Roseau was going to be burned down.
      who fooled who
      You should know
      you have lost de debate
      no relevance whatsoever

  6. Waiting For Airport
    March 24, 2024

    Yes my boy, go and beg your masters for them to throw money on the ground for you to pick up. Then come back D A and sell us out for the money they give you!

  7. Shaka Zulu
    March 24, 2024

    Official state visit or personal visit? when he went to bdos behind Pierre Charles back to meet with Chinese intelligence agents was it also state Official visit? the last mockery of dominica a few weeks ago all Roosevelt said was I, I, I me myself and how great his actions to be a Chinese colony has created inferiostructure in DA. this. the date to forcefully kick this guy out of the government of dominica is long overdue.

  8. Long-term Results
    March 24, 2024

    Why not travel, to do what can be done thru the ambassador? Just tell us, if at all possible, what’s in any agreements you sign, like in the Samoa signing.
    Folks, we simply need activists who understand these things in those positions, that’s how BRICS got to pick up speed.

  9. Ibo France
    March 24, 2024

    Beggary has become an incurable disease with Roosevelt. He so often travel around the world with a begging bowl in hand. Now the only skill he has passed on to the Dominican people in his twenty years of misrule is the art of mendicancy. Remember the Red Clinic where hundreds climbed the stairs of the Financial Center waiting for ‘alms’ from their demigod?

    Dominica has become a den of beggars under Starboy’s guardianship. Roosevelt has to be metaphorically thrown overboard for Dominicans to rediscover their self-reliance and entrepreneurial spirit. BEGGARY is not an option.

  10. Ibo France
    March 23, 2024

    As the country inevitably becomes less reliant on CBI funds, China is becoming an indispensable player in the governance of Dominica.

    Look around! Chinese getting the multi-million dollar construction contracts. Many local businesses are closing their doors while Chinese eateries, supermarkets and other Oriental businesses are proliferating all around Dominica.

    While bona fide Dominicans are emigrating to greener pastures, many Chinese are immigrating to Dominica. Indigenous Dominicans are rapidly becoming a minority in their country off birth.

  11. Lin clown
    March 23, 2024

    MEME,up to today China have not given Dominica a single pistol,revolver,rifle,machine gun or ammunition.America,although Dominicans have to get a visa to travel,have given us,night vision goggles,M60 7.62 cal,fully automatic machine guns,M16A2 5.56 semi-automatic rifles,M4 5.56 semi-automatic rifles,grenade launchers,Glock 17 and 19,and 50 cal.machine guns.The 7th Special Forces 82nd Airborne from North Carolina USA have also trained the Dominica police.Do you know why MEME?To kick your royal A and keep you in the dog house.The Chinese have not trained a single personal,not even in basic battle skills.

  12. Ibo France
    March 23, 2024

    I’m imploring Xi Jinping to keep him over there and make him an honorary member of his cabinet. Then make the other members of Roosevelt’s entourage his palace guards.

    This is no bilateral relationship between these two countries. It is modern day colonialism. China controls our construction sector, much of the food we eat and many of the goods we use. Next, our official language will soon be Mandarin.

    What a day of rejoicing that will be for the majority of Dominicans.

  13. En Ba La
    March 23, 2024

    That day is going to come when you all will REGRET all what you all DID. I hope the PRC will not. give you all refuge. Too bad you all chose this route. Ha Ha remember “Melissa come home”. Too bad. LISTEN. Fools. RUN. Fools

    “The wicked shall cease their troubling. “God is above all – the mastermind of the universe.

  14. En Ba La
    March 23, 2024

    Tan does not have a seating government. This man is endangering all Dominicans. I hope somehow someone shames him at these events that he is planning on attending.

  15. En Ba La
    March 23, 2024

    Highly dangerous man – A clueless piece of nothingness who is out there doing nothing and endangering other world leaders. For some reason this man is no head of no government – look at the makeup of his government. A man who is involved in all kinds of situations thinking that they are going places – a Human Rights Violator – an individual who is government comprises of foreign diplomats that he is sheltering using his countries Diplomatic passports. The down fall of the Dominica Labor Party – treating women like pieces of meat and does not practice politics – all about business and no country business. This man is a shame to Dominica and embarrassment – a wife who lacks the intelligence and academic standing to be among world class leaders and CEOs and Executives. These individuals are clueless, crass, classless people who a shameless and will stay like this. Have his uneducated wife put in place to receive pension a person who never worked in the Service not one day.

  16. Bring back the kidnapped parrots.
    March 23, 2024

    The most traveled Prime Minister in world history, does the man ever stay home to run the country?

  17. Con man
    March 23, 2024

    he arrived with his delegation….what a waste….this man is compared to a con man….sweet talk…and Dominica is heading more under water….

  18. Clear the Air
    March 23, 2024

    Please stay there and don’t come back.

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