PM to travel to Washington, DC

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    Prime Minister Dr. Keith Rowley will travel to Washington, DC today for a series of meetings with high-ranking US Government officials.

    According to a release from the Office of the Prime Minister, Dr. Rowley is scheduled to attend a hearing of the US House of Representatives Committee on Financial Services, on the impacts of de-risking on the Caribbean.

    That hearing will be held tomorrow under Chairwoman of the House Committee on Financial Services, Congresswoman Maxine Waters.

    Then, on Thursday, the Prime Minister is scheduled to meet with US Vice-President Kamala Harris who will meet with the Action Committee Caribbean Leaders.

    These Committees were established in June at the IX Summit of the Americas in California, with Dr. Rowley serving as co-chair of the US/Caribbean Energy Security Action Committee.

    Travelling with the Prime Minister to Washington, DC is Energy Minister Stuart Young.

    Finance Minister Colm Imbert will act as Prime Minister until Dr. Rowley’s return.