PM Skerrit urges global unity to tackle common challenges at Boao Asia Forum

PM Skerrit in Boao

Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit on Thursday urged the global community to work together to solve the world’s common challenges and build a prosperous future.

In his remarks to the opening ceremony of the Boao for Asia Forum in Boao South Hainan Province, the Prime Minister stressed the importance of collective strength and remarked that “peace and sustainable development can only be achieved by mutual collaboration and cooperation.”

“We need to strengthen cooperation and solidarity between countries in order to provide effective responses to the financial, economic, and social crises faced by many countries around the world,” Mr. Skerrit said.

He said sustainable development continues to be a troubling issue for the international community, given the high levels of inequality, poverty, and marginalization among countries, noting that inequalities between developed and developing countries persist and are widening.

“The unjust international economic order persists and is strengthened, the devastating burden of which continues to be borne by the poorest countries. The effects of climate change threaten the existence of low-lying small island developing states and continue to destroy lives,” he said.

Development, he said, would not be sustainable until it is inclusive of a resilience agenda.

“The convergence of interests, purposes and actions among peoples, individuals, states and their international organizations is essential in order to achieve collective goals,” he noted, pointing to China’s promotion of a platform for cooperation with other countries to achieve high-quality economic development and a shared, prosperous future for humanity.

“We recognize the role of the Boao Forum and the People’s Republic of China in providing development alternatives for other countries on the basis of mutual respect and mutually beneficial cooperation,” PM Skerrit said.

Prime Minister Skerrit is in China this week to celebrate the 20th anniversary of diplomatic relations between the Commonwealth of Dominica and the People’s Republic of China.

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  1. lol
    April 2, 2024

    From Am to Pm we working… now is sewo tiiimmmmeee. Yall saw the videos of feller singing like a clown for those Chinese delegates? the leader of our country. Lowering himself, to be part of the entertainment at a world function.

    Anyway from Am to Pm we working..

  2. dissident
    March 31, 2024

    I trying to figure when was de last time Skerrit stood next to any world leader…….who was it…….Chavez?
    Chavez gone
    I think Xi is a clever manipulator
    He has Skerrit announcing a wholesale flea market of Dominica for de Chinese businesses and state corporations.
    Skerrit is so weak……alas…….de man just like a little boy.
    What effect he think he have in this conference
    Xi has his plans and Skerrit has none……..just go with de flow starboy of stipidity.
    I think China has it’s own plans for Dominica.
    what co-operation…….I am certainly not your clown
    Skerrit and Dominica appears to be like a Chinese experiment.
    Skerrit fighting hard to not disappoint China
    Whereas he has already disappointed Dominica
    following through China goals for world Dominance is not Dominica development strategy nor best interest
    we have sacrificed enough already

  3. FBI Agent
    March 29, 2024

    Tell Skerrit to come to the US so the foolishness he there talking in China he could share them with Joe Biden and the FBI, who eagerly want to meet with him

  4. Ibo France
    March 29, 2024

    Roosevelt read that entire speech from a paid script. Here is this most divisive figure advocating for world leaders to work together to secure a prosperous future.

    Thou HYPOCRITE! At home he practises political division like a religion. He has his political opponents arrested on spurious charges. He hogs state resources for himself and his cronies. He presides over a broken electoral system to keep his corrupt path in power. The rule of law is being constantly violated. Victimization is commonplace.

    With his chicanery, guile, use of a corrupt judicial system and a brutal military force, he has managed to subjugate the citizens and thus has blighted their future.

    For such an alienating personality to be preaching togetherness, is tantamount to an atheist trying to convince people to convert to Christianity. Charlatan!

  5. The Evil one
    March 28, 2024

    So domestic disunity does not disturb this heartless deceiver but he is concerned about global disunity? Skerrit you have destroyed our country with your corrupt and abusive actions so don’t try to lie to the world about global unity man. Stop it now!!!

  6. Lin clown
    March 28, 2024

    But you yourself prosecuting ur own people back home . Victimising them . Sending your lapdog police behind them . Calling in regional security forces to shoot at them while they sleep. Frevelous lawsuits to shut up the opposition . I just start listing

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