China increases aid to Dominica

first_img Sharing is caring! InternationalLocalNewsPoliticsPrint China increases aid to Dominica by: Dominica Vibes News – October 15, 2015 Share 258 Views   no discussions Sharecenter_img China will provide another 200,000 U.S. dollars of emergency aid to Dominica, to assist with rebuilding efforts having been ravaged by Tropical Storm Erika on 27 August 2015The announcement made by the Ministry of Commerce on Tuesday 13 October 2015, indicates that the additional donation will help recovery and reconstruction.China announced emergency aid of 300,000 U.S. dollars for Dominica on 29 August 2015.Chinese Ambassador to Dominica Li Jiangning pledged China’s continued assistance to Dominica during a reception organized by the Chinese Embassy in observance of the 66th anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic of China at the Fort Young Hotel on Friday 2 October 2015.“I want to make clear that China will continue to provide assistance to Dominica to help with recovery and reconstruction efforts and we will continue to provide assistance and support with social and economic development in Dominica. We will always stand in solidarity with our friend,” Ambassador Li pledged.Over eight hundred homes were destroyed, eleven people confirmed dead and twenty unaccounted for as a result of Tropical Storm Erika. Share Tweetlast_img

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