Caribbean: Prime of Trinidad and Tobago – Keith Rowley, and the President of Guyana – Dr Mohamed Irfaan Ali, signed the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on May 22, 2022 (Sunday).
“Prime Minister of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago, Dr the Hon Keith Rowley and President of the Co-operative Republic of Guyana, Dr Mohamed Irfaan Ali witnessed the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between their two countries this morning,” the governments of both countries shared.
The Memorandum of Understanding was focused on the “Encouraging cooperation and joint action between enterprises in their respective countries; pursuing enhanced cooperation in agriculture and food security, security, energy, infrastructure, trade and investment, including addressing non-tariff barriers and other impediments to the flow of goods and services between them, and any other areas, as may be determined, to contribute towards sustainable and resilient development of the two countries, and to the advancement of the CARICOM Single Market and Economy; promoting cooperation in the areas of sports and culture, tourism, and the strengthening of educational exchange”.
Recently, Trinidad and Tobago PM Rowley was on tour to Guyana to attend Agri-Investment Forum and Expo 2022. During the visit, PM Rowley joined Dr Mohamed Irfaan Ali, President of Guyana and other CARICOM brothers and sisters at the official opening of the Agri-Investment and Expo. Prime Minister Rowley also addressed the opening ceremony of the forum.
Prime Minister Dr Rowley met with students who are enrolled in the Guyana School of Agriculture’s training and entrepreneurship programme. The Ministry of Youth Development and National Service launched a similar programme recently.
PM Rowley, Dr Irfaan Ali, several CARICOM Heads of Government and other Regional officials travelled to Region Nine (Upper Takutu/Upper Essequibo) to take part in discussions with Brazilian investors and to view the potential of the region.