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Pierre To Attend Brussels Meeting On International Migration

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The Hon. Philip J Pierre, Prime Minister of Saint Lucia, is scheduled to travel to Brussels, Belgium from the evening of April 7th to the evening of April 12th, 2024.

The purpose of this trip is to engage in discussions with the European Commission and European Parliament regarding international migration matters.

Specifically, the talks will focus on proposed changes to the Schengen Visa-Free Regime and how they may impact countries that have investor citizenship programs, like Saint Lucia.

Saint Lucia is well known for its robust due diligence processes, which serve as the foundation of its successful citizenship-by-investment program.

Prime Minister Pierre’s visit to Brussels although planned in advance to the signing of the Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) between other OECS countries with similar programs assumes added significance, as the Prime Minister will articulate Saint Lucia’s position on the MOA, while also exploring further measures that can be taken by all countries to strengthen citizenship-by-investment programs.

During the Prime Minister’s absence, Deputy Prime Minister Hon. Dr. Ernest Hilaire, will act as Prime Minister and Minister for Finance, Economic Development, Youth Economy, and Minister for Justice and National Security.

SOURCE: Office of the Prime Minister

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6 COMMENTS

  1. He’s not even capable of handling an informative press conference with the citizens of St Lucia but he’s traveling to Brussels, what is he going to say?, Hope he will be understood.Or else more shame for Lucia

  2. It is possible you may be asked to accept Haitians to settle in St. Lucia for just a few $ per head per year; if you accept is there enough room for them in V/FORT?

  3. National security minister always out of the island his country is bleeding 🩸 lord help St Lucia

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