China Grants Antigua & Barbuda EC$41 Million

China Grants Antigua & Barbuda EC$41 Million

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The government of Antigua and Barbuda and the People’s Republic of China on Thursday signed an EC$41 million agreement to expand a school and build two community centres here in the country.

The Honourable Prime Minister Gaston Browne joined with the Ambassador of China to sign an Economic & Technology Cooperation Agreement worth 100 million Remnimbis or EC 41 million.

According to Lionel Hurst, the Government’s Chief of Staff 27 million of the 41 will be allocated to expand the University Campusin Five Island by constructing additional classrooms, dorms and a lecture theatre.

Hurst told ZDK News that an indoor basketball court has also been targeted.

He said that the government also intends to utilize funds create approximately 12 acres of new land to expand the port.

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