Prime Minister Out Of State For CARICOM Heads Of Government Meeting

PR  Prime Minister, Honourable Dickon Mitchell will leave the country  today to attend the 44th Regular Meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government of  the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) in Nassau, The Bahamas, from February 15-17,  2023. 

The Meeting will be held under the Chairmanship of the Prime Minister of The Bahamas,  Honourable Philip Davis. 

Major topics to be discussed include the CARICOM Single Market and Economy; food  security; climate change and climate finance; and regional security. 

Prime Minister Mitchell is also expected to engage the Right Honourable Justin Trudeau,  Prime Minister of Canada, and other special guests of the 44th CARICOM Heads of  Government Meeting, while in The Bahamas. 

The Prime Minister will be accompanied by Minister of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Export  Development, Honourable Joseph Andall. 

The delegation is scheduled to return on Saturday, February 18, 2023. 

Honourable Andy Williams, Minister for Mobilisation, Implementation & Transformation,  has been appointed Acting Prime Minister in the absence of Prime Minister Mitchell.