St. Kitts and Nevis delegation poses in front of the Nelson Mandela statue. (L-R) Senior Foreign Service Officer/Counsellor at the Permanent Mission of St. Kitts and Nevis to the United Nations, Ms. Ghislaine Williams; Prime Minister Dr. the Hon. Timothy Harris; Permanent Secretary in the Office of the Prime Minister, Osbert DeSuza; Director in the Office of the Prime Minister, Ms. Chelesa Rawlins, and Officer at the Permanent Mission of St. Kitts and Nevis, Ms. Asha DeSuza.

(Press Unit in the Office of the Prime Minister)

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts -– Counter-proliferation efforts – a broad theme that includes denuclearization of North Korea, Iran’s nuclear and missile technology capabilities, and chemical weapons in Syria were the topic at a meeting attended by the Prime Minister of St. Kitts and Nevis, Dr. the Honourable Timothy Harris.

The summit-level meeting of the United Nations Security Council chaired by United States President Donald Trump.

Strengthening bilateral cooperation between St. Maarten and St. Kitts and Nevis were discussed by Prime Minister of St. Maarten, Leona Romeo-Marlin and Prime Minister of St. Kitts and Nevis, Dr. the Honourable Timothy Harris while both officials were attending the 73rd Session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York City.

Following his participation in the UN Security Council meeting, the St. Kitts and Nevis delegation of Prime Minister Harris; Permanent Secretary in the Office of the Prime Minister, Osbert DeSuza; Senior Foreign Service Officer/Counsellor at the Permanent Mission of St. Kitts and Nevis to the United Nations, Ms. Ghislaine Williams; Director in the Office of the Prime Minister, Ms. Chelesa Rawlins; and Officer at the Permanent Mission of St. Kitts and Nevis, Ms. Asha DeSuza; visited the recently unveiled Nelson Mandela statue at the UN Headquarters.

Furthermore, while in New York, Prime Minister Harris will also pursue a series of bilateral and multilateral engagements on the margins of the UN General Assembly. Additionally, Dr. Harris is expected to hold discussions with potential investors as he promotes St. Kitts and Nevis as the best place for business.

On Sept. 23, Prime Minister Harris attended a 35th Anniversary of Independence Gala. There, the Honourable Prime Minister consulted with nationals living in the diaspora.