Basseterre, Saint Kitts and Nevis, April 12, 2023 (Press Secretary, PMO): Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, the Honourable Dr. Terrance Drew, travelled with a small delegation to Washington, DC, on Tuesday 11th April, 2023, for the Word Bank Spring Meetings 2023.
Attending the meetings with the Prime Minister are Ms. Naeemah Hazelle, Permanent Secretary, Prime Minister’s Office, and Mrs. Versilie Francis – Director, Fiscal Affairs & Policy, Ministry of Finance.
The activities for this year will take held in Washington, DC, from April 10 to 16, 2023.
The World Bank Group’s (WBG) and the International Monetary Fund’s (IMF) Spring Meetings of the Boards of Governors bring together central bankers, ministers of finance and development, legislators, business executives, members of civil society organizations, and academics to discuss global issues such as the outlook for the world economy, the fight against poverty, economic development, and the efficacy of aid.
Seminars, regional briefings, press conferences, and several other events devoted to the global economy, international development, and financial system are also included.
The full schedule of the meetings can be accessed here https://www.worldbank.org/en/meetings/splash/spring/schedule.
While in Washington, DC the Prime Minister will be hosting a Diaspora Meeting with Kittitian and Nevisian nationals living in the Washington DC, Maryland, Virginia (DMV) area, on Saturday 15th April 2023 from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm. The meeting will be held at the Embassy of Saint Kitts and Nevis, 3216New Mexico Ave NW, Washington, D.C.
Prime Minister Honourable Dr. Terrance Drew will travel to Trinidad and Tobago on Sunday 16th April for the CARICOM Symposium on Crime and Violence in his capacity as Minister of National Security, accompanied by Permanent Secretary, Prime Minister’s Office, Ms. Naeemah Hazelle.
Hon. Konris Maynard has been appointed Acting Prime Minister in his absence.