SG to pay official visit to Trinidad and Tobago

SG La Rocque

(CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana) Secretary-General of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), Ambassador Irwin LaRocque will pay an official visit to Trinidad and Tobago from 14 -16 May 2012.

This will be the sixth in the series of official visits to Member States, which the Secretary-General has undertaken since assuming office last August. During these visits, the Secretary-General meets with various stakeholders in the integration process including Heads of Government, Cabinet Ministers, the private sector, youth, civil society and the media. He also visits Community institutions based in the Member State.

During this visit, Ambassador LaRocque will meet with Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago, the Honourable Kamla Persad-Bissessar and will also hold talks with Minister of Trade and Industry the Honourable Stephen Cadiz and the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Communications, Dr the Honourable Surujrattan Rambachan.

While in Trinidad and Tobago, the Secretary-General will attend the meeting of Chairmen and Chief Executive Officers of the private sector of the Caribbean and Central America being held at the Hilton Hotel and Conference Centre on Tuesday 15 May as well address an event on Wednesday 16 May hosted by the Trinidad and Tobago Coalition of Services Industries at the Crowne Plaza Hotel.

Ambassador LaRocque will visit the CARICOM Implementation Agency for Crime and Security (IMPACS) as well as the Caribbean Telecommunications Union (CTU).

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