The “Belt & Road Initiative” Cooperation Conference between China & Caribbean Countries was held in St. George, Capital of Grenada.

During the two day meeting, representatives from all sides will focus on issues such as finance, tourism & infrastructure cooperation between China and Caribbean countries under the framework of “Belt & Road Initiative.”

In his speech at the opening ceremony, Grenada Foreign Minister Peter David said that the meeting is a milestone in the process of co-building “Belt & Road Initiative” cooperation between Caribbean countries and China. It is expected that the Caribbean countries and China will tap more potential for cooperation and achieve common development under the framework of “Belt & Road Initiative.”

Su Wei, Deputy Secretary General of the China National Development and Reform Commission, said that the “Belt & Road Initiative” initiative originated in China and belongs to the world, and the Caribbean Region is an important participant in the “Belt & Road Initiative” construction.

The initiative will create important historical opportunities for both sides and help deepen mutually beneficial cooperation and expand economic and trade cooperation. China is willing to work with Canada to further deepen cooperation in infrastructure, economy and trade for the benefit of the people of both sides.

Antigua and Barbuda, Barbados, Bahamas, Dominica, Grenada, Guyana, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, Eleven Caribbean countries, including Jamaica, were represented at the meeting at a high level. Chinese Ambassador to Grenada Zhao Yongchen attended the opening ceremony of the meeting.