Prime Minister Drew Engages High-Level Officials On Matters of National Importance

St. Kitts and Nevis' delegation meets with with the UK Foreign Secretary Cleverly and his wife. (photo provided)

[SKNIS] Prime Minister of St. Kitts and Nevis Hon. Dr. Terrance Drew has utilized has engaged a number of influential world leaders, over the past weekend, sharing with them his government’s vision for the twin island state. Dr. Drew, who visited to London, United Kingdom (UK) for the Coronation Ceremony of His Majesty King Charles III, capitalized on the opportunity to network with his international colleagues.

Prime Minister Drew engaged other world leaders and sensitized them on the government’s plans to transform Saint Kitts and Nevis into a sustainable small island state. He expressed the need for partnership and support to move the country forward without the limiting concept of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) per capita. He also discussed upcoming geothermal projects and the vision to expand fisheries within the Federation.

After the coronation ceremony (May 6, 2023) at Westminster Abbey, guests were invited to the Church House adjacent to Westminster Abbey, where the UK Foreign Secretary hosted a reception.

Prime Minister Drew, Governor-General Dame Marcella Liburd, GCMG, JP, and the Minister of Foreign Affairs, the Rt. Hon. Dr. Denzil L. Douglas met with the UK Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth, and Development Affairs, the Rt. Hon. James Cleverly, other leaders, and senior officials of numerous other countries.

Hon. Dr. Terrance Drew shared with officials that his government would imminently establish a task force charged with animating appropriate strategic approaches to address, in a whole of government approach, the ongoing water issues, renewables, developing mechanisms to manage sustainably the Federation’s marine resources, and forge, through the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, partnerships to achieve those strategic, targeted, and measurable goals.

Prime Minister Drew further maximized the opportunity, in his brief encounter with a senior United Nations (UN) official to share information on his approach to universal health care and asked for support from the UN in prioritizing healthcare access across the Caribbean.

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