Prime Minister Dr. the Honourable Timothy Harris

Press Release

Basseterre, St. Kitts, September 23, 2016 (SKNIS)–Prime Minister, Dr. the Hon Timothy Harris is pursuing a very busy schedule ahead of his address to the United Nations General Assembly on Saturday, September 24, 2016.

Prime Minister Harris, who is also lead spokesman for CARICOM on Human Resources, Health and HIV, was special guest at the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) on Every Caribbean Girl, Every Caribbean Woman Commitment. Dr. Harris highlighted issues to do with the gender gap in the Caribbean, and the need for cultural, legislative and other changes to close the gender gap.  Later that evening, the Prime Minister attended the closing ceremony of the CGI as a special invited guest of former President Bill Clinton.

On Thursday, September 22, the Prime Minister held discussions with several investors, including Buddy Darby. Mr. Darby updated the Prime Minister on positive developments at the Christophe Harbour Project.

Prime Minister Harris also held meeting with agents and investors in our Citizenship by Investment (CBI) Programme, and Joe Clarke, former Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs of Canada, now Vice Chair of the Global Leadership Forum, a non-profit organization offering advice to world leaders.

While in New York Prime Minister Harris is slated to meet nationals and attend various Independence commemorative activities.