Chinese Embassy Hands over Farm Machinery & Agricultural Equipments to Grenada
On April 29th, 2011, the Official Hand-over Ceremony of Farm Machinery & Agricultural Equipments, donated by Chinese Government, was held in La Sagesse Farm, St. David, Grenada. Hon. Tillman Thomas, Prime Minister, and Hon. Denis Lett, Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries of Grenada, and Mr. Xu Jianguo, Chinese Ambassador to Grenada were present at the ceremony.
Prime Minister Thomas delivered a key speech to express his great appreciation for the donations and aid from Chinese Government to Grenada. He spoke highly of the Agricultural Technical Cooperation Program between China and Grenada saying that the program has made contribution to creating better environment for agricultural production, improving agricultural technology level and expanding the scale of agricultural production. Prime Minister also encouraged local farmers to learn advanced technology from the Chinese agricultural specialists.
Ambassador Xu thanked Grenadian Government for paying great attention to the Agricultural Cooperation Program. He hoped that the donated equipments would help promote the development of agriculture of Grenada. He said that China would continue to cooperate with Grenada in various fields, including agriculture.
During the Ceremony, three small tractors, fourteen walking tractors and other various farm machinery and Agricultural equipments were handed over to the Government of Grenada.