PM Douglas wraps up trade and investment promotion visit

Basseterre, St. Kitts (CUOPM) – St. Kitts and Nevis’ Prime Minister the Rt. Hon. Dr. Denzil L. Douglas has wrapped up a three-day visit to Vietnam.

The St. Kitts and Nevis leader held private meetings in Hanoi and Ninh Binh with businessmen interested in developing projects in St. Kitts and Nevis in the areas of hotel and hospitality services and commercial fishing.

Dr. Douglas also took time to visit and worship at the imposing Trang An Buddhist Temple and Pagoda in Ninh Binh Province.

He was greeted in Nihm Bihn by the Vice Chairman of the People’s Committee of Ninh Binh Province, Mr. Tran Huu Binh, who welcomed and thanked him for his visit to Vietnam.

Prime Minister Douglas also visited the largest cement plant in Vietnam, which employs over 3,000 people and has a capacity to produce some seven million cubic tons of cement per year.

Dr. Douglas has expressed thanks to the Vietnamese authorities for the hospitality, protocol and security detail extended to him on the visit.

He praised the visible signs of development taking place in the cities he visited and promised that as part of his government’s ongoing commitment to extending its global footprint – in which Asia is a priority – he intends to make an official visit to Vietnam in March 2015.

PM Douglas was accompanied by the St. Kitts and Nevis High Commissioner to the United Kingdom, His Excellency Dr. Kevin M. Isaac and several developers and investors pursuing projects on St. Kitts and Nevis.

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