These range from language instruction, information and technology exchange in the area of small farming and agricultural development to tourism, and cultural exchange, according to St. Kitts and Nevis’ Ambassador to the OAS, Jacinth Henry-Martin.
The relevant documents to commence official relations, were signed last Friday (March 22), by Henry-Martin who on behalf of St. Kitts and Nevis and His Excellency Martin Sannemann for the Republic of Paraguay.
Commenting on the move to work more closely with Paraguay, Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs – St. Kitts and Nevis, Elvis Newton, said that it represents another component of Government’s efforts to form strategic relationships with countries in order to promote mutual interests in the international arena.
He added that a thriving multilateral relationship already exists through membership of both states in the OAS hemispheric family, and he explained that the benefits of this new partnership will redound to both populations. Mr. Newton concluded by reaffirming government’s commitment to work with the new allied state to ensure the hemisphere is politically and economically stable.”
The signing ceremony was witnessed by Kemoy Liburd Chow, Counselor and Alternate Representative of St Kitts and Nevis to the OAS, and Second Secretary Luis Carlos Escobar, Alternate OAS Representative of Paraguay.