Prime Minister and Minister for Finance, Economic Affairs, Planning and Social Security, Hon. Dr. Kenny D. Anthony is scheduled to leave Saint Lucia on Thursday, January 24, 2013, to attend two summits, the First Summit of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) and the first CELAC/EU Summit.
Both summits will be held in Santiago, Chile from January 26-28, 2013.
The Prime Minister will be accompanied by Hon. Alva Baptiste, Minister for External Affairs, International Trade and Civil Aviation, who will represent Saint Lucia at the Meeting of Ministers of Foreign Affairs of CELAC on Friday, January 25, 2013.
During his stay in Chile, Prime Minister, Hon. Dr. Kenny D. Anthony, is expected to attend a number of bilateral meetings aimed at strengthening cooperation between Saint Lucia, several states in Latin America and the European Union.
The Prime Minister is expected back on island on January 31, 2013.
Honourable Phillip J. Pierre, Minister for Infrastructure, Port Services and Transport, will act as Prime Minister during Dr. Anthony’s absence.