Representatives of Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Member States and Japan met at the CARICOM Secretariat in Georgetown, Guyana on Tuesday 14 March.
The two sides met for the 18th CARICOM-Japan Consultation which reviewed ongoing and planned development cooperation projects funded under the CARICOM-Japan Friendship and Cooperation Fund. The Consultation provided the opportunity for the CARICOM Member States to express their views on the cooperation arrangements and to make proposals for future areas of cooperation.
There was also an exchange of views on the progress of the wider relationship during which CARICOM expressed its appreciation to Japan for the support the Community had received.
At the brief opening ceremony, both sides lauded the fruitful diplomatic relations they enjoyed over the years. (more…)