|Qin Gang Meets with Minister of Foreign Affairs, International Business, Trade and Energy of Dominica Dr. Vince Henderson|
On March 30, 2023, State Councilor and Foreign Minister Qin Gang met with Minister of Foreign Affairs, International Business, Trade and Energy of Dominica Dr. Vince Henderson, who was in China for the Boao Forum for Asia Annual Conference 2023, in Boao, Hainan Province.
Qin Gang said that Dominica is China’s good friend and good partner in the Caribbean region. In recent years, under the joint guidance of the two heads of state, bilateral relations have made remarkable progress. China is ready to work with Dominica to take the 20th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between China and Dominica next year as an opportunity to strengthen exchanges between the two sides at all levels, expand cooperation in such fields as agriculture, maritime affairs, climate response, and human resources development, further increase cultural and people-to-people exchanges, constantly enhance multilateral cooperation, and elevate China-Dominica relations to a new level. China appreciates Dominica for supporting the Global Development Initiative, and welcomes Dominica to actively participate in the Global Civilization Initiative (GCI).
Qin Gang pointed out that China appreciates that the one-China principle has become a universal consensus among all walks of life in Dominica, and stands ready to work with Dominica to continue to understand and support each other on issues involving their respective core interests and major concerns.
Henderson said that Dominica is committed to the one-China principle, and is ready to take the 20th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Dominica and China as an opportunity to strengthen cooperation between Dominica and China in such fields as agriculture, education, medical services, and climate response, and deepen exchanges and cooperation between the Caribbean Community and China. Dominica supports and stands ready to join the GCI, and is ready to work with China to advance exchanges and mutual learning between different civilizations.