PRIME MINISTER MITCHELL PARTICIPATES IN OECS AUTHORITY MEETING IN SAINT LUCIA
Written by GIS on June 18, 2018
Prime Minister Keith Mitchell is in Saint Lucia participating in the 65th Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) Authority meeting.
The Meeting, taking place June 18th and 19th, at the Harbour Club in Gros Islet, is being held under the chairmanship of the Prime Minister of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Ralph Gonsalves, who takes over the chairmanship from the outgoing chairman, Saint Lucia’s Prime Minister, Allen M. Chastanet.
The Chairmanship of the Authority changes annually, rotating alphabetically by country.
The matters on the agenda for discussion at the 65th Meeting include border security, trade, climate change, regional integration and applications for membership.
The Authority, which is the highest decision-making body of the OECS, comprises the Heads of Governments of the OECS.
Grenada’s Prime Minister returns home on Wednesday, June 20th. In his absence, Hon. Gregory Bowen is the Acting Prime Minister.