Prime minister, Roosevelt Skerrit, will be among heads of state attending the Intercessional Meeting of the Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM).
The two-day meeting, starting Monday, will take place at Buccament Bay, St. Vincent and the Grenadines.
It will focus on information and communication technology, human resource development, sustainable development in the region and the state of the regional
The opening session will be addressed by CARICOM Chairman Dr. Ralph Gonsalves, Prime Minister of St Vincent and the Grenadines, immediate past Chair Kamla Persad-Bissessar, Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago and CARICOM Secretary-General, Ambassador Irwin LaRocque.
The heads of government will receive preliminary reports from a Commission on the Economy and a Transportation Commission, as well as the use of marijuana for medical purposes and on the issue of reparations and native genocide.
The Council for Finance and Planning (COFAP) met on Saturday and had a first look at the report of the Commission on the Economy and forwarded its views to the heads of government.
President of the Regional Council of Martinique, Serge Letchimy, will meet with the Leaders, while the Foreign Minister of Turkey, Ahmet Davutoglu, will hold discussions with the Community’s Foreign Ministers.