Prime Minister and Minister for Finance, Economic Affairs, Planning and Social Security, Hon. Dr. Kenny D. Anthony left Saint Lucia for Malta on Wednesday, November 25, 2015.
In Malta, the Prime Minister will attend the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting. Under the theme of Adding Global Value, the meeting is scheduled from November 27-29. Dr. Anthony is accompanied by Permanent Secretary in the Office of the Prime Minister, Dr. Cadelia Ambrose.
After the Commonwealth gathering, Dr. Anthony will travel to Paris, France, for the open session of the Conference on Climate Change (COP21) from November 30. The Prime Minister is scheduled to address the Leaders’ Summit on Saint Lucia’s expectations for the Paris Climate Change Agreement, as well as represent the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) in several bilateral meetings with President Barack Obama, United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki Moon and other world leaders.
Prime Minister Anthony, who is CARICOM’s Lead Head on Climate Change and Sustainable Development, will be accompanied by Minister for Sustainable Development, Energy, Science and Technology, Senator Hon. Dr. James Fletcher.
Dr. Anthony will return to Saint Lucia on Friday, December 4, 2015.
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure, Port Services and Transport, Hon. Philip J. Pierre is currently the Acting Prime Minister, Minister for Finance, Economic Affairs and Social Security.