SAN JUAN – A Chinese parliamentary delegation has arrived in Port-of-Spain on a mission to strengthen trade and diplomatic ties with Trinidad and Tobago, the government of the twin-island nation said in a statement.
The delegation, led by Chen Changzhi, vice-chairman of the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress, was received on Wednesday by Prime Minister Keith Rowley.
The two men reaffirmed their respective countries’ commitment to the bilateral relationship and discussed initiatives for cooperation in areas such as agriculture, commerce, culture and health.
Rowley was accompanied by Attorney General Faris Al-Rawi, Trade and Industry Minister Paula Gopee-Scoon and other senior officials.
China and Trinidad and Tobago established diplomatic ties more than 40 years ago.