On Friday, Prime Minister Andrew Holness left the island for an eight day, official working visit to the People’s Republic of China.
According to the Office of the Prime Minister Mr. Holness will visit Shanghai, Shenzhen, Zhuhai and Beijing.
He will have discussions with President of China, Xi Jinping, municipal leaders, other public and private sector officials, investors and the members of the Jamaican community in China.
Via a social media post, Prime Minister Holness said:
“I left the island this afternoon for an official working visit to the People’s Republic of China which will take me to four major cities including Shanghai, Shenzhen and Beijing.
China and Jamaica share a strong and vibrant relationship through various economic, technical and social cooperation.
Jamaican products will be on display at the China International Import Exposition (CIIE). I will be meeting with His Excellency Xi Jingping, other leaders and investors.
Your Government continues to work on building and maintaining meaningful partnerships that will lead to the betterment of Jamaica.
I am accompanied by Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries Hon. Audley Shaw and Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade, Senator Kamina Johnson Smith.”
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