National Honour for Chinese Diplomat

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Tuesday 16th April, 2019-The outgoing Chinese Ambassador to Antigua and Barbuda will be bestowed with a national honour on Wednesday, ahead of his departure from Antigua.

The announcement was made by Prime Minister the Hon. Gaston Browne on Monday at the handing over ceremony for the Grays/Green Community Centre.

Ambassador Wang Xianmin’s diplomatic posting has come to an end almost three years after he first arrived on island.

The prime minister has praised him for his commitment to the development of Antigua and Barbuda.

The Chinese Diplomat will be conferred with the Grand Cross of the Most Illustrious Order of Merit, during an investiture ceremony at Government House.

Ambassador Wang Xianmin says it was an honour to have served and to have played a role in deepening the existing relations between his country and Antigua and Barbuda.