Chinese Ambassador pays Courtesy call on Minister Davies
Ambassador Zheng Quingdian (left) being welcomed by Minister Davies
Chinese Ambassador, His Excellency ZhengQuingdian paid a
courtesy call on Transport, Works and Housing Minister, Dr. Omar Davies at his
Maxfield Avenue Office recently.
During the discussions both men used the opportunity to focus
on relations between the two countries. In recent times, the Chinese have
engaged in quite a number of investments in Jamaica, many of these involving
infrastructural projects. Sporting activities also formed part of the
discussions with Ambassador Quingdian recalling with fond memories, the exploits
of Usain Bolt at the Beijing Olympics in 2008.
For his part, Minister Davies said that he was pleased at
having the Ambassador call on him, noting that China has emerged as a world
economic power and bi-lateral co-operation between the two nations will be
actively encouraged and pursued by the government.