St. Kitts – Nevis PM To Attend OECS Meeting In St. Lucia

St. Kitts - Nevis' PM Douglas With Grenada PM Thomas

St. Kitts – Nevis’ PM Douglas (L) With Grenada PM Thomas
Photo By Erasmus Williams

Basseterre, St. Kitts – Nevis
September 10, 2008 (CUOPM)

St. Kitts and Nevis Prime Minister Hon. Dr. Denzil L. Douglas will attend Thursday’s SpeciaL Meeting of Heads of Government of the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) in St. Lucia.

Dr. Douglas will join his colleagues for the meeting at the Bay Garden Resort in Gros Islet.

The meeting, which will be chaired by OECS Chairman, Grenada’s Prime Minister, Hon. Tillman Thomas, will discuss the proposed economic and eventual political union of Grenada, St. Lucia and St. Vincent and Grenadines and Trinidad and Tobago.

It follows the declaration in Port of Spain by the Prime Ministers of those four countries to pursue economic and political integration. The economic union is projected to be in place by 2011 and the political integration by 2013.

Prime Ministers Manning and Thomas have visited St. Kitts and Nevis to brief Prime Minister Douglas on the matter.  Visits have also been made to other OECS and CARICOM nations.

Prime Minister Douglas will be accompanied by Executive Officer in the Office of the Prime Minister, Mr. Crios Freeman.

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