Saturday 18 November, 2017

T&T, Venezuela committed to strengthening bilateral relations

Foreign Affairs and CARICOM Minister, Dennis Moses, received representatives from Venezuela earlier this week in a sign of continuing commitment between the two nations.

The Ministry of Foreign and CARICOM Affairs said in a release that Venezuelan Minister of the People’s Power for Foreign Affairs, Jorge Alberto Arreaza Monsterrat, visited Moses on November 1.

During the meeting, Minister Moses and Minister Arreaza focused on areas to further strengthen bilateral relations between Trinidad and Tobago and Venezuela. Discussions centred on areas for continued and potential cooperation, particularly in the fields of trade, energy and transport.

The Ministry said the meeting ended cordially with both Minister Moses and Minister Arreaza indicating their commitment to furthering cooperation in areas of mutual interest for the benefit of both countries.

Minister Arreaza was accompanied to the meeting by Venezuelan Ambassador Coromoto Godoy, Edwin Rojas, Governor of the Venezuela State of Sucre, Lizeta Hernández Abchi, Governor of the Venezuela State of Delta Amacuro, and other members of the visiting delegation of Venezuela.