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Basseterre, St. Kitts – Nevis
March 16, 2009 (CUOPM)
Portugal’s new non-resident Ambassador to the Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis has presented his credentials to Governor General His Excellency Dr. Sir Cuthbert Sebastian, GCMG, OBE, MD, CM.
His Excellency JoÃ£o Caetano da Silva will also meet with the Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs, the Hon. Dr. Denzil L. Douglas.
According to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the AgrÃ©ment accepting the appointment of Mr. da Silva to serve as non-resident Ambassador of Portugal to St. Kitts and Nevis was granted in 2007.
Ambassador JoÃ£o Caetano da Silva has had a long and distinguished diplomatic career and has background in Law. The Ambassador joined the diplomatic service of Portugal in October of 1980 and has served in various positions in Namibia, Switzerland, South Africa, the Republic of Palau and the Federated States of Micronesia. He currently serves as Ambassador to Venezuela where he is based.
The visit gives both countries an opportunity to strengthening relations and stimulate a support within international organizations, technical assistance and training, cultural exchanges or investment.