President Granger meets with CARICOM SG ahead of February inter-sessional meeting 

Georgetown, Guyana – (January 6, 2017) Current Chair of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), President David Granger, today, met with Secretary-General of the body, Ambassador Irwin LaRocque and a delegation from the Secretariat, which included Advisor to the Secretary-General, Mr. Neville Bissember and Executive Director, Human Resource Management at the CARICOM Secretariat, Ms. Charmaine Atkinson-Jordan.

Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Carl Greenidge and Head of the CARICOM Unit in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ms. Charlene Phoenix were present at the meeting, which took place at State House.

President Granger assumed the Chairmanship on January 1, 2017 as per the Rotation Schedule for The Chairmanship of the Conference of Heads of Government.  As such, Guyana will host the 28th Inter-sessional Meeting of CARICOM Heads of Government, which is slated for February 16-17.

President David Granger flanked by Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Carl Greenidge and Head of the CARICOM Unit in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ms. Charlene Phoenix during the meeting at State House.

CARICOM’s delegation (left): Executive Director, Human Resource Management at the CARICOM Secretariat, Ms. Charmaine Atkinson-Jordan, CARICOM Secretary-General, Ambassador Irwin LaRocque and Advisor to the Secretary-General, Mr. Neville Bissember. On the right is the Head of the CARICOM Unit in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ms. Charlene Phoenix, President David Granger and Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Carl Greenidge

 

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