Conference of Governors-General, Presidents off to warm start in St. Kitts and Nevis

Basseterre, St. Kitts, April 10, 2018 (SKNIS): His Excellency Sir S. W. Tapley Seaton, Governor-General of St. Kitts-Nevis, warmly welcomed eminent Heads of State to the federation, as they assembled at Government House on Monday, 9 April for the opening ceremony of the 16th Conference of Governors-General and President of the Caribbean Region.

The gathering, which comprises of governors- general, presidents and governors, runs from 8-12 April under the theme: ‘Challenges of a Changing Caribbean’.

In his address to welcome his colleagues, Sir Tapley expressed his delight and honour of having the Heads of State in St. Kitts-Nevis for such an auspicious occasion, while at the same time paying tribute to their predecessors for their “vision in convening a conference” where such a robust body “could meet and enhance collegial relationships and dialogue on national, regional and international significance”. (more…)