Vice President Guy Scott has arrived in Bolivia, South America for a two day G77 + China Summit that starts
on Saturday June 14.
Dr Scott who is accompanied by Foreign Affairs Deputy Minister Gabriel Namulambe and his Special Private Secretary Robert Kamalata was welcomed by the president of the nations Chamber Eugenio Rojas.
Dr. Scott was accorded a guard of honour mounted by the defence personnel of the Bolivian army.
The Vice President was also given a key to the city of Santa Cruz by the officials from the local administration of the Department of Santa Cruz.
Bangladesh President was the first to arrive followed by Swaziland Prime Minister followed by the Vice President, Dr. Scott.
A total of 27 Presidents, three Vice Presidents and four Prime Ministers are expected to attend the G77 + China Summit that brings together 133 developing and emerging countries from Latin America, Africa and Asia and over 100 high-level delegates.
Bolivian President Evo Morales who toured Exhibition Fair Fexop Cruz, the venue for the summit in the company of his Information Minister Amanda Davila has declared his country ready to host the upcoming group of 77 developing countries plus China ( G77 + China ) that opens tomorrow.
The Summit will be held under the theme "For a New World Order For Living Well".
Speaking shortly after a conducted final tour of the exhibition fair at Fexopo Cruz, President Morales said his country is ready to host the event.
President of the General Assembly of the UN, John W. Ashe and UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon are among the expected speakers at the Summit.
The Group of 77 was established on June 15 1964 during a United Nations Conference on Trade and Development held in Geneva, Switzerland.
From the on-set, the conference that started with a group of 75 developing countries pledged to promote equality in the international economic and social order and promote the interests of the developing world.
The 2013, G77 + China Summit was held in Fiji, which is an island country in Melanesia in the South Pacific.