|Prime Minister, Freundel Stuart??|
Prime Minister Freundel Stuart heads a five-member delegation which leaves the island today for an official visit to the People’s Republic of China, from June 12 to June 16.
The Prime Minister will first travel to London, where he will meet Barbadians living in the diaspora, before proceeding to China.
Other members of the delegation include Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade, Senator Maxine McClean; Barbados’ Ambassador to China, Sir Lloyd Erskine Sandiford; Permanent Secretary in the Prime Minister’s Office, Keith Franklin; and Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade, Charles Burnett.
Barbados and China established diplomatic relations in 1977 and since then the two countries have enjoyed highly rewarding and mutually beneficial relation.
The state visit is expected to further strengthen and deepen ties between the two nations.