CARICOM Heads meet UNCTAD Secretary-General

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CARICOM Heads of Government met with Secretary-General of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) Mr Mukhisa Kituyi, Monday night, on the margins of their 30th Inter-Sessional Meeting in St. Kitts and Nevis.

(l-r) UNCTAD SG Mr Mukhisa Kituyi; CARICOM Chairman, Prime Minister Dr Timothy Harris of St Kitts and Nevis; Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley of Trinidad and Tobago; CARICOM Secretary-General Ambassador Irwin LaRocque; Prime Minister Mr Andrew Holness of Jamaica chat ahead of their dinner meeting

UNCTAD supports developing countries to more effectively benefit from the globalised economy by providing technical and other assistance to help them use trade, investment, finance and technology to fuel sustainable development.

Prime Minister of The Bahamas Dr Hubert Minnis chats with Jamaica’s Foreign Minister Senator Kamina Johnson-Smith ahead of the dinner meeting


Barbados Prime MInister Ms Mia Mottley arrives for the dinner meeting and is met by CARICOM SG Ambassador Irwin LaRocque

The Heads of Government begin two days of deliberations on Tuesday. Enhancing Regional Air and Maritime Transportation and expanding the categories of persons to move and work freely under the CARICOM Single Market and Economy (CSME) are among maters to receive attention.

Prime Minister Mr Allen Chastanet of Saint Lucia chats with CARICOM SG Ambassador Irwin LaRocque
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