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Delegation heading to China


Delegation heading to China

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SOME 19 PEOPLE will be heading to the People’s Republic of China later this month to attend a number of bilateral seminars on agro-processing and agriculture.

The group is scheduled to leave the island next Wednesday, June 10, for the seminars, which will run from Friday, June 12, to Thursday, July 2, on Hainan Island, China. 

The delegation will be led by senior agricultural officer Leslie Brereton and will include representatives from the Barbados Investment Development Corporation (BIDC), the Barbados Agricultural Development and Marketing Corporation (BADMC), and a number of private persons involved in agriculture.

The bilateral seminars are fully funded by the People’s Republic of China and are organised through the Academy for International Business Officials (AIBO), also known as the Training Centre of the Ministry of Commerce.  The seminars are expected to include presentations, lectures and tours.  (BGIS)