Wednesday 17 July, 2019

T&T, US continue bilateral relations on mutual agreements and security

 Ag Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of National Security, Penelope Bradshaw-Niles (right), greets Deputy Assistant Secretary, US Department of State Bureau of Population, Refugees and Migration, Nancy Izzo Jackson (left) during her visit to the Ministry of National Security.

Ag Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of National Security, Penelope Bradshaw-Niles (right), greets Deputy Assistant Secretary, US Department of State Bureau of Population, Refugees and Migration, Nancy Izzo Jackson (left) during her visit to the Ministry of National Security.

Trinidad and Tobago and the United States (US) are committed to working together on matters of mutual interest to ensure the safety and security of the island and the wider region on Thursday.

This was expressed by Deputy Assistant Secretary of the US Department of State Bureau of Population, Refugees and Migration, Nancy Izzo Jackson, on Thursday. The statement follows a meeting with acting Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of National Security, Penelope Bradshaw-Niles, at the Ministry of National Security’s Head Office on Abercromby Street, Port of Spain.

The Deputy Assistant Secretary indicated that the meeting was an opportunity to continue the longstanding positive bilateral relationship between Trinidad and Tobago and the US. She stated that the US Department of State looked forward to the continued working relationship with this country in ongoing bilateral initiatives as well as future security collaboration.

Meanwhile, both parties discussed the recently concluded two-week Migration Registration Process for Venezuelan Nationals in Trinidad and Tobago which Jackson described as a commendable Government initiative and noted the efficient manner in which it was conducted. 

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