Roseau, Dominica: Prime Minister of Dominica is set to attend Eighth Summit of the Community of Latin America and Caribbean States (CELAC) on Friday at Sandals Resort in Buccament at St Vincent and the Grenadines to address sustainable development goals.

PM Skerrit was arrived in the island nation on Thursday and was received by the Keisal Peters- Foreign Affairs Minister of St Vincent and the Grenadines at Argyle International Airport (AIA).


During the meeting, the prime minister of Dominica will touch several topics of concern, with particular focus on strengthening CELAC and sustainable development of the Latin American and Caribbean regions.

The leader of Dominica is one of the 33 leaders who are scheduled to attend the CELAC summit will focus to foster sustainable agendas of the small island nations. The prime minister took to his official social media handle (Facebook) to provide update of his visits and projects.

“I arrived in St. Vincent and the Grenadines earlier this afternoon to attend the VIII Summit of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) and was greeted by the Hon. Keisal Peters, Foreign Affairs Minister of St. Vincent and the Grenadines”, added PM Skerrit.

The leader of Dominica will also highlight the steps he has taken to strengthen the resiliency in his country. He will also discuss the ideas to enhance the Latin American community.

“The Summit takes place on Friday 1 March 2024 at Sandals Resort SVG and will explore measures to strengthen the CELAC and address the sustainable development to the Latin American and Caribbean regions”, remarked Prime Minister Skerrit.

The leaders of Caribbean Nations and Latin American countries will engage in talks regarding various important topics such as climate change, measures to reform the global financial architecture, regional and international trade and national security.


Many people across the nation sent their best wishes to PM Skerrit for his tour to St Vincent and the Grenadines. While reacting to the news, a person named Marsha Hamilton commented, “Goodnight My Prime Minister, best Prime Minister ever working for his people an country, take care an stay safe love.”

The meeting is expected to bring positive outcomes, which will prove helpful the Caribbean and Latin American Nations. In the absence of PM Skerrit, Dr Irving McIntyre- Minister of Finance of Dominica will serve as the Acting Prime Minister.


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