China signs MOU to establish air link with Ja

first_img 94 Views   no discussions Minister of Transport, Works and Housing Dr Omar DaviesKINGSTON, Jamaica — Representatives of the People’s Republic of China and Jamaica on Tuesday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) paving the way for an Air Services Agreement (ASA) to be established.Head of the Chinese delegation, Zhiyi Dong, who is the Deputy Administrator at the Civil Aviation Administration of China, said Jamaica represented an area of intense interest for the Chinese.He was speaking at the signing ceremony at the offices of the Ministry of Transport, Works and Housing in Kingston.Citing the vast amount of infrastructural work being carried on in Jamaica by firms such as the China Harbour Engineering Company (CHEC) and the long period of friendship that has existed between the two countries, Dong said that establishing air links with the island would be a natural fit.He noted that apart from investment opportunities, Jamaica is renowned in the world as a popular tourist destination and to that end, direct air links would enhance economic, social and cultural opportunities afforded by such an eventuality. Share Sharing is caring! Sharecenter_img Share BusinessInternationalLifestylePrintTravel China signs MOU to establish air link with Ja by: Jamaica Observer – June 18, 2015 Tweetlast_img

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