The prime minister of the Commonwealth of Dominica, Dr Roosevelt Skerrit, recently travelled to St Kitts and Nevis to attend the opening ceremony of the 73rd meeting of the OECS Authority. The Prime Minister took to his social media account to share the glimpses from this meeting. The prime minister of the Commonwealth of Dominica shared that his trip to St Kitts and Nevis took place over two days, Sunday, June 18 and Monday, June 19.
He shared that he is in Basseterre to celebrate the 42nd anniversary of the OECS. The 73rd OECS Authority meeting was held under Larry Vaughn’s chairmanship. The event also featured the handover of the chairmanship of OECS to Dr Terrance Drew. Dr Skerrit was also present at the ceremony, where Dr Drew assumed the position of the OECS Chairman.
He also posed for a photograph with the incoming chairperson of the OECS. He shared his best wishes with the new Chairman for his successful tenure. Meanwhile, the leaders of the OECS discussed several issues, including health, regional integration and security et al. All the attending leaders took the opportunity to state their commitment to working together on these issues.
Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit also expressed his delight in being present in St Kitts to celebrate the 42nd anniversary of the OECS. The anniversary celebration occurred under the theme: “Vision, Integration, Sustainability, Progress.”
Meanwhile, significant names on the celebration guest list included the Director-General of the OECS, Didacus Jules. The members of the federal cabinet of St Kitts and Nevis, Governor General of St Kitts and Nevis, Marcella Liburd and members of the Nevis Island Assembly, headed By Premier Mark Brantley, were present.
One extremely significant attendant of the 73rd meeting of the OECS was one of their founding members, Kennedy Simmonds. He has played a crucial role in developing the Caribbean the way it is today.