Saturday 11 July, 2020

Stuart meets Netherlands Ambassador to T&T

Minister of National Security Stuart Young (first from right) meets with Netherlands Ambassador to Trinidad and Tobago Sándor Marnix Raphaël Varga van Kibéd en Makfalva (centre) and Deputy Head of Mission of the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Trinidad and Tobago Cor Stouten (first from left).

Minister of National Security Stuart Young (first from right) meets with Netherlands Ambassador to Trinidad and Tobago Sándor Marnix Raphaël Varga van Kibéd en Makfalva (centre) and Deputy Head of Mission of the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Trinidad and Tobago Cor Stouten (first from left).

National Security Minister Stuart Young has received a courtesy call from the Netherlands Ambassador to Trinidad and Tobago, Sándor Marnix Raphaël Varga van Kibéd en Makfalva as both countries deepen their relationship.

It was an introduction for the Netherlands Ambassador who assumed duties at the embassy in November 2019. Minister Young welcomed Varga van Kibéd en Makfalva to the country and underscored his commitment to the advancement of bilateral security cooperation.

The Ambassador expressed his gratitude for the warm welcome. He indicated that the meeting was an opportunity to continue the longstanding positive relationship between both nations.

The duo discussed the migration registration process for Venezuelan nationals which the Ambassador described as a commendable Government initiative. He also noted the efficient manner in which it was conducted.

Varga van Kibéd en Makfalva relayed his interest in cooperating with the Ministry of National Security to determine how the registration process could be used as a model in some of the Netherland’s island territories. Discussions also included matters of mutual interest with both countries committing to working together to ensure the safety and security of Trinidad and Tobago and the wider region.

Also present at the meeting were Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of National Security Vel Lewis and Deputy Head of the mission of the Netherlands Embassy Cor Stouten.

 

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