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The Ambassador of the People's Republic of China to Barbados met with the Minister of Agriculture and Food Security

On August 22nd, the Ambassador of the People’s Republic of China to Barbados, H.E. YAN Xiusheng met with the Minister of Agriculture and Food Security, the Hon. Mr. Indar Weir. Mr. ZOU Xi, the Political Counsellor of the Chinese Embassy, Mr. Seibert Frederick, the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Agriculture and Food Security attended this meeting.

Ambassador YAN congratulated Minister Weir on assuming his new office, introduced the development of China-Barbados relations and bilateral pragmatic cooperation between China and Barbados. Ambassador YAN also exchanged views on how to deepen the pragmatic cooperation in the agriculture and food security sector between the two countries.

Minister Weir thanked the Chinese government for the long-standing support that has been provided to the development of the agriculture sector of Barbados and highlighted that the Barbados Labour Party government attaches great importance to the development of the Barbados-China relations and stands ready to work with the Chinese Embassy in Barbados to push for more progress in cooperation in areas such as agriculture and food security between Barbados and China.

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