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Out & About at the Chinese Garden

Published:Friday | August 21, 2015 | 8:05 AM
Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller (fourth left) and Xia Guoshun (third right) charge d' affairs, embassy of the People's Republic Of China jointly cut the ribbon. Looking on (from left) are Andre Hylton, Robert Pickersgill, Lady Allen, Madam Liu Lei, Andrew Holness.
The lion dancer has the attention of (from left) Xia Guoshun, charge d' affairs, embassy of the People's Republic Of China; Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller; Lady Allen; Madam Liu Lei, economic and commercial councillor of the Embassy of the Republic of China; Opposition leader Andrew Holness among other dignitaries before entering the Chinese Gardens.
Xia Guoshun (left) and Portia Simpson Miller pose with the official documents after its exchange.
Xia Guoshun (left) charge d' affairs, embassy of the People's Republic Of China gracefully escorts Prime Minister Portia Simson Miller to sign documents at the official hand over ceremony of the Chinese Gardens.
Portia Simpson Miller (second right), Lady Allen (right),and Xia Guoshun (third left) lead a tour of the garden.
Xia Guoshun (left) watches as Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller raises the document after its exchange.
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On Wednesday, the official hand over ceremony of the Chinese Gardens at Hope Royal Botanic Gardens was captured by photojournalist Jermaine Barnaby and today we share the historical moment.