Regional Security Council Of Ministers’ Meeting

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Meeting To Be Held At The Marriott Resort

Basseterre, St. Kitts – Nevis
March 24, 2010 (CUOPM)

St. Kitts and Nevis will host the annual meeting of the Regional Security System (RSS) on Friday.

Director of Plans, Intelligence & Law Enforcement for the Regional Security Coordinator, St. Kitts and Nevis’ Assistant Commissioner of Police, Mr. Ian Queeley, said the meeting will be held at the St. Kitts Marriott Resort and Royal Beach Casino.

He said the Chairman of the Regional Security Council of Ministers, St. Kitts and Nevis’ Prime Minister Hon. Dr. Denzil L. Douglas will preside over the meeting.

The Regional Security System (RSS) comprises the islands of Antigua and Barbuda, Barbados, the Commonwealth of Dominica, Grenada, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia and St. Vincent and the Grenadines.

The Council of Ministers is the supreme policy making body of the System and is made up of the Ministers’ responsible for Defence and Security in each Member State.

Regional Security Coordinator, Mr. Grantley Watson visited St. Kitts late January to discuss regional security matters with Prime Minister Douglas.

Dr. Douglas was updated on administrative as well as operational matters of the RSS and assured him of the commitment of the RSS to assist with the crime fighting initiatives of the security forces.

While in the Federation Mr. Watson held discussions with the Security Chiefs and members of the High Command of the Police and Defence Forces on several security issues.

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