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Delegation of China-Latin America and Caribbean Friendship Association visited Guyana

H.E. Mr. Cheng Siwei, former vice-chairman of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress of China and the President of China-Latin America and Caribbean Friendship Association(CLACFA), led a 12-member delegation, paid a good-will visit to Guyana from November 18-20, 2010.

During their stay in Guyana, the delegation paid a courtesy call on H.E. President Bharrat Jagdeo and Hon. Prime Minister Samuel Hinds. They both expressed desires to explore opportunities for further cooperation and were satisfied about the fruitful "win-win" economic cooperations between the two nations. The delegation also met with Hon. Frank Anthony, Minister of Culture, Youths and Sports, and held discussions with members from GAFCC on further promoting and enhancing bilateral friendship.

The delegation attended the dinner hosted by the Hon. Prime Minister Samuel Hinds, who is also the honorary chairman of GAFCC. In recognition of his long term contribution to the promotion of the friendly relations between China and Guyana, President Cheng Siwei, on behalf of the CLACFA, awarded the Prime Minister Samuel Hinds with the "China-Latin America and Caribbean Friendship Medal".

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