St Kitts and Nevis: The Prime Minister of St Kitts and Nevis, Dr Terrance Drew recently travelled to Riyadh for the first Saudi Arabia-CARICOM Summit. The one-day summit was hosted by Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud.
The aim of the event was to promote collaboration and cooperation between Saudi Arabia and CARICOM.
Several important developments took place during and on the sidelines of the summit. The leadership of the various Caribbean nations got the opportunity to discuss and forge better relationships. In this regard, Dr Drew shared several new developments from the summit on his social media.
On the sidelines of the significant summit, St Kitts and Nevis became the second Caribbean nation to sign the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The Prime Minister was happy to announce this significant development through his social media account.
The Prime Minister shared some pictures from the signing ceremony of the MoU on his social media. He also announced that Saudi Arabia has agreed to invest generously in financing for the Development of the Expansion of the Needsmust Power Plant Project.
The Prime Minister said that they are grateful to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for their generosity. Additionally, Dr Terrance Drew claimed that he and his government look forward to further strengthening relations.
The cooperation of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia will be an important motivator for the government of St Kitts and Nevis in accomplishing their Sustainable Island State mandate. The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Dr Denzil Douglas was also present at the signing of the MoU.
Dr Douglas met and interacting with all the dignitaries of Saudi Arabia and reaffirmed their commitment to creating strong bilateral ties with international partners.
Dr Drew kept the people of his country updated on all the important developments the people must know about. He shared his experience of travelling to Riyadh for the summit and also shared many images from the welcome reception and the summit