Chinese Foreign Minister arrives to sign loan and other agreements
Chinese Foreign Minister Wan Yi arrived in Guyana Friday evening for talks with the Guyana government and to sign key agreements, including a concessional loan agreement.
He is meeting with Foreign Affairs Minister Carl Greenidge at the Arthur Chung Convention Centre.
The agreements to be signed are the “Framework Agreement Provision of a Concessional Loan between the Government of the Co-operative Republic of Guyana and the Government of the People’s Republic of China” and “The Agreement on Economic and Technical Cooperation between the Government of the Co-operative Republic of Guyana and Government of the People’s Republic of China”.
Simultaneously, a handover ceremony will be held to mark China’s contribution to support the hosting by the Government of the Co-operative Republic of Guyana of the Seventeenth Session of the Committee for the Review and Implementation of the Convention (CRIC 17) of the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD), scheduled to take place early next year in Georgetown.