Kamina Johnson Smith welcomes Chen Daojiang- “China’s Ambassador” in Jamaica

On Wednesday, June 8, 2022, Kamina Johnson Smith conducted a meeting with a Chinese ambassador and stated that both the countries met together to create great diplomatic ties which would strengthen the various matters of concern. 

Kamina Johnson Smith welcomes Chen Daojiang-
Kamina Johnson Smith welcomes Chen Daojiang- "China's Ambassador" in Jamaica

Jamaica: Kamina Johnson Smith- Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade of Jamaica, welcomed Chen Daojiand, who is an Ambassador-Designate of China in the Caribbean country. 

On Wednesday, June 8, 2022, Kamina Johnson Smith conducted a meeting with a Chinese ambassador and stated that both the countries met together to create great diplomatic ties which would strengthen the various matters of concern. 

Through her social media post, Kamina Johnson Smith noted, “Yesterday I was pleased to welcome Mr Chen Daojiang as Ambassador-Designate of China to and to receive his copy credentials.” 

She also received his copy credentials and discussed various matters to strengthen their bilateral and multilateral relations that could cooperate with different matters. 

Further, their meeting has featured various topics such as various cooperative partnerships, cooperation programmes and also mutual interest. 

In addition to that, they have also discussed 50 years of diplomatic relations between Jamaica and China this year. 

She expressed, “We discussed matters of mutual interest including our partnership, cooperation programmes and celebration of 50 yrs of diplomatic relations this year.”

She further stated that she shared her candidature and re-energizing vision for the position of the Secretary-General of the Commonwealth and the road to CHOGM 2022 that will be held in Rwanda in June. 

Kamina Johnson Smith emphasized, “I was pleased to personally share a copy of my Candidature statement to discuss my bid for #CSG and the road to #CHOGM2022.”

She exclaimed that their discussions featured various matters in which they both showed concern and stress, making them possible in a place. 

Kamina underscored that the main highlights of their meeting depended on the discussion of how effectively CARICOM and the Commonwealth can address challenges such as food insecurity and climate vulnerability which severely affect SIDS and other developing countries. 

She underscored that the position of the commonwealth needs a significant change with the vision of clarity and new agendas with possible multilateral exchanges.