PM Mottley on official visit to Suriname
(Barbados Today) Prime Minister Mia Mottley today began an official three-day visit to Suriname at the invitation of President Desiré Bouterse.
Ms Mottley has underscored the importance of her visit, saying relations between the two countries would be strengthened.
“Closer cooperation with Suriname in the areas of trade and investment, agriculture, energy and education and training would be in Barbados’ interest. In addition, Suriname’s strategic position between Latin America and the Caribbean presents significant potential for exports from Barbados,” she pointed out.
Noting that the two countries shared similar goals, the Prime Minister stated that Suriname was focusing on removing identified weaknesses, for example, enacting more business-friendly legislation and improving the ease of setting up business.
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