January 31, 2024
Prime Minister Dr. Terrance Drew’s commitment to building a sustainable island state yielded major wins during Special Envoy Mr. Calvin St. Juste’s recent official visit to Nepal. High-level meetings with government officials and the private sector have secured economic corporations and commitments, as well as investment partnership between the two nations.
H.E Mr. Calvin St. Juste and Foreign Minister Mr. NP Saud
This historic visit, whereby Special Envoy St. Juste is the first diplomatic official visiting Nepal since St. Kitts and Nevis established diplomatic relations in May 2018, demonstrates the deepening commitment of both nations to foster close ties and explore avenues for mutually beneficial cooperation. A number of these high- level talks with industry business leaders and organizations have paved the way for tangible support in the areas of healthcare, eco-tourism, renewable energy, education, and cultural exchange.
H.E Mr. Calvin St. Juste, Foreign Minister Mr. NP Saud and Mr. Arun KC
H.E Mr. Calvin St. Juste with Honorable Sharat Singh Bhanadri, Minister of Labour, Employment and Social Security
H.E Mr. Calvin St. Juste, with Mr. Narayan Kaji Shrestha, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Home Affairs Nepal
AND NEVIS TO NEPAL
The visit underscored a shared commitment to sustainability, with both nations eager to learn from each other’s strengths. Nepal, a globally recognized leader in renewable energy expresses potential partnerships to support St. Kitts and Nevis’ green energy goals. Meanwhile, St. Kitts and Nevis’ vibrant cultural heritage found resonance, opening doors for future trade and cultural exchanges and showcasing its unique identity to this nation of 30 plus million people.
Beyond concrete agreements, the visit fostered a spirit of collaboration and mutual respect.
As St. Kitts and Nevis charts its course toward a sustainable future, this collaborative spirit shines brightly. By embracing international partnerships and harnessing the power of shared learning, both nations stand poised to achieve their individual goals and contribute to a more sustainable world.