Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit to deliver key address at major conference in Suriname
Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit will tomorrow deliver an address to the Conference on Theology in the Caribbean Today (CTCT) as he continues with his official trip to the country of Suriname.
The Prime Minister was invited as a feature speaker against the background of his stated goal to make Dominica the first Climate Resilient Nation in the world.
The CTCT told Prime Minister Skerrit in an invitation letter that this would serve as an opportunity to share his vision for Dominica and the region and might galvanize further support and action towards improved attitudes to climate change in our region.
The featured address is carded for Thursday night.
Mr. Skerrit is currently on an official visit to Suriname to hold talks with President Desi Bouterse.
The Prime Minister will discuss matters relating to agriculture, tourism, and trade and climate resilience with the Surinamese leader.
The Dominica delegation, which includes Minister for the Environment, Climate Resilience, Disaster Management and Urban Renewal Joseph Isaac, Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Agriculture Dr. Reginald Thomas and Director of Forestry Mr. Minchinton Burton will visit agricultural holdings and observe farming practices in rice and banana cultivation as well as the production of coconut oil.
The two leaders are expected to enter into a Memorandum of Understanding aimed at strengthening and deepening bilateral relations between their two countries.