BASSETERRE, ST. KITTS, JANUARY 10TH 2007 (CUOPM)
St. Kitts and Nevis’ Prime Minister Hon. Dr. Denzil L. Douglas is leading a six-person delegation to the 44th Meeting of the Heads of Government of the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) in Antigua and Barbuda.
Other members of the St. Kitts and Nevis delegation are Minister of Foreign Affairs, Dr. the Hon. Timothy Harris; Premier of Nevis, Hon. Joseph Parry; Cabinet Secretary in the Federal Government, Mr. Joseph Edmeade; Cabinet Secretary in the Nevis Island Administration, Mr. Ashley Farrell and Foreign Affairs Officer with responsibility for CARICOM Affairs, Ms. Nerys Chiverton.
The meeting will be Premier Parry’s first OECS Heads meeting since his Nevis Reformation Party (NRP) assumed office following the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) elections last July.
According to the St. Lucia-based Secretariat, the OECS Heads are expected to further advance the process towards an OECS Economic Union by reaching agreement on a public awareness and consultation campaign, with the Heads at the forefront.