Grenada

Note: This column mainly includes countries along the Belt and Road and countries that have signed cooperation agreements with China on Belt and Road Initiative.

In 2013, the friendly relations between the People's Republic of China and Grenada grew steadily.

The two countries maintained high-level exchanges and deepened political mutual trust. In May, President Xi Jinping sent a congratulatory message to Grenadian Governor-General Cecile La Grenade on her assumption of office. In June, during his visit to Trinidad and Tobago, President Xi met with Grenadian Prime Minister Keith Mitchell. In September, Fan Xiaojian, Director of the State Council Leading Group Office of Poverty Alleviation and Development, visited Grenada. In October, a delegation of the Grenadian ruling New National Party visited China.

Business and cultural exchanges kept a sound momentum. In December, the track field rehabilitation and reconstruction project assisted by China had its groundbreaking. In November, a delegation from the China Council for the Promotion of International Trade Tianjin Sub-council and China Chamber of International Commerce Tianjin Chamber of Commerce visited Grenada. In August, a lion dance troupe of Foshan, Guangdong staged the "Night of Chinese Culture" performances in Grenada. The Grenadian side actively sent personnel to China for various training programs and workshops. The Chinese language teaching project assisted by China progressed smoothly. In October, Grenadian senior police officers attended the Forum for Senior Defense Officials from Caribbean and South Pacific Countries held in China.

Editor: 曹家宁