Trinidad and Tobago PM Dr. Rowley due in Chile on Sunday

SANTIAGO – Trinidad and Tobago Prime Minister Dr. Keith Rowley and his wife will lead a team of four government ministers on an official visit to Chile on Sunday.

The two-day visit is on the invitation of President Michelle Bachelet.

T&T’s ambassador to Chile, Dr. Amery Browne, security officers, protocol and communications personnel will accompany the government ministers – Dennis Moses (Foreign Affairs), Franklin Khan (Energy), Paula Gopee-Scoon (Trade) and Stuart Young (Minister in the Office of the Prime Minister).

The PM’s wife, Sharon Rowley, is also coming to Chile as part of the official delegation.

Her itinerary includes a meeting with the Claudia Pascual Grau, Chilean Minister for Women and Gender Equity.

The delegation will be flying business class.

The prime minister’s flight will leave on Sunday morning shortly after 6 a.m. for Panama City where he will board a connecting flight that arrives in Santiago close to 8 p.m.

Dr. Rowley is expected to return to his country on May 31. He will likely sign agreements respective to the recognition of Intellectual Property and trade related matters as the country “needs to broaden the scope of the relationship with Chile.”

Chile is the largest importer of T&T’s LNG.