BASSETERRE, St. Kitts - CONGRATULATIONS continue to pour in for re-elected Prime Minister of Canada, Justin Trudeau, and CARICOM has not been left out in extending same.
On behalf of the Caribbean Community, CARICOM Secretary-General Ambassador Irwin LaRocque officially extended congratulations to Prime Minister Trudeau on his re-election to office on October 21, 2019.
In his message, the Ambassador reminded of the long standing partnership between CARICOM and Canada.
“Member States have also enjoyed close and friendly bonds characterised by mutual respect, shared values and interests, and common understanding on a number of issues,” he added.
Moreover, Ambassador LaRocque pointed to political cooperation in the international arena and ministerial engagement between CARICOM and Canada, which have further strengthened ties between the Region and Canada.
“The Community has also deeply appreciated the valuable assistance to our development programmes and the solidarity displayed by Canada following natural disasters in our Region,” Ambassador LaRocque said.
He added that CARICOM “looks forward to the continued goodwill, friendship and cooperation” which characterise the “special relationship” between CARICOM and Canada.
The Secretary-General also extended welcomed Prime Trudeau to the Region during his continued tenure in office.