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Saint Lucia Strengthens Bilateral Relations With The Asian Region

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In a proactive stride to enhance international cooperation and collaboration, the Prime Minister of Saint Lucia and the Minister of External Affairs led a delegation to engage in productive discussions with the Foreign Affairs Minister of the Republic of Indonesia.

The Saint Lucia delegation, led by the Prime Minister and External Affairs Minister, underscored the significance of this interaction, which occurred on the margins of the United Nations General Assembly.

A pivotal aspect of these discussions was the agreement to waive visa requirements for diplomatic and official passport holders.

A cooperative agreement was also successfully signed, further solidifying the growing relationship between the two nations.

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This progress is a testament to St. Lucia’s dedication to cultivating mutually beneficial partnerships and fostering positive relationships on the international stage.

In another development at the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA), the Prime Minister of St. Lucia engaged in a leadership meeting at the United Nations General Assembly, co-chairing alongside the President of Poland.”

SOURCE: Office of the Prime Minister

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  1. it is not uncommon to have these types of meetings on the edges of the UN conference. One of my friends is in NYC rght now promoting her refugee resettlement agency which she started.

    However, I notice from the press release that a key highlight of these discussions is an agreement to waive visa requirements for diplomatic and official passport holders, which paves the way for smoother diplomatic exchanges and reinforces mutual trust. While this advancement is certainly commendable, it prompts a pivotal question: How does this new alignment change the status quo?

    As nations collaborate, it’s crucial to consider the broader implications. Who truly stands to gain from these renewed ties? Are the benefits mutual, or does one side have an advantage?

    I love to travel and have been to South Asia on my US passport and I applaud this initiative, but it’s essential to remain vigilant, ensuring that this strengthened relationship fosters genuine collaboration and shared prosperity. The press release did not address what do we get out of this in concrete terms.


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