Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit is heading Dominica’s delegation to the Inaugural Session of the OECS Assembly which begins in St. John’s Antigua late Friday.
The delegation and officials will join their counterparts from Anguilla, the British Virgin Islands, Antigua and Barbuda, Grenada, Montserrat, St. Lucia and St. Vincent and the Grenadines.
Other members of the Dominica parliamentary delegation are Minister for Trade, Colin Mc Intyre, Minister for Information, Telecommunications and Constituency Empowerment Ambrose George, Minister for Public Works Rayburn Blackmoore, Leader of the Opposition Hector John and Cabinet Secretary Steve Ferrol.
Dominica’s official delegation is also accompanied by a twenty-member delegation inclusive of members of the private sector, trade unions and media representatives.
The OECS Assembly is one of five governing structures of the revised treaty of Basseterre. The OECS Authority and the Council of Ministers have already been implemented.
At Friday’s inaugural ceremony statements will be made by Host Prime Minister, Dr. Baldwin Spencer; OECS Chairman, Dr. Ralph Gonsalves; Reuben Meade of Montserrat on behalf of Non-Independent Members and the Mark Brantley on behalf of Leaders of the Opposition.
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