Mar 12 2016
Prime Minister’s Statement on ArcelorMittal
TOPICS: ARCELORMITTAL,economic,Ministry of Finance,Ministry of Labour,Ministry of Trade and Industry,It is with a sense of sadness and deep disappointment that the Government and people of Trinidad and Tobago have received the news of the actions of ArcelorMittal’s decision to close the steel producing business in our country, particularly as it was done on the heels of a decision where the workers had their rights […]
Mar 10 2016
New Foreign Service Appointments
TOPICS: ambassador,Brazil,High Commissioner,Instrument of Appointment,Jamaica,President Anthony Carmona,The media and by extension the people of Trinidad and Tobago are hereby informed that acting on the advice of the Prime Minister, in accordance with the provisions of section 135 of the Constitution of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago, His Excellency, President Anthony Thomas Aquinas Carmona has appointed Mr. Fitzgerald Mc Arthur Jeffrey […]
Feb 16 2016
CARICOM Heads discuss pressing Regional issues
TOPICS: Caribbean Community,Caribbean Public Health Agency,caricom,CARPHA,Regional issues,Zika virus,Today, Tuesday 16th February, 2016 marked the first full day of the Twenty-Seventh InterSessional Meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM). The Trinidad and Tobago delegation is headed by Prime Minister, Dr the Honourable Keith Rowley and includes Minister of Foreign and CARICOM Affairs, the Honourable Dennis Moses.
Feb 01 2016
Mrs Glenda Jennings-Smith MP appointed as Parliamentary Secretary in the Ministry of National Security
TOPICS: Ministry of National Security,Mrs Glenda Jennings-Smith,President Anthony Carmona,As part of the comprehensive overhaul and reorganization of the National Security and public safety effort, the Prime Minister who is also the Chairman of the National Security Council, has today advised His Excellency President Carmona to appoint Mrs Glenda Jennings Smith, Member of Parliament for Toco/Sangre Grande, as Parliamentary Secretary in the Ministry of […]
Jan 27 2016
PRIME MINISTER MEETS WITH BPTT OFFICIALS
TOPICS: BPTT,energy sector,oil and gas,Prime Minister, Dr the Honourable Keith Rowley, received a courtesy call today (January 27th) from Regional President of BPTT, Mr Norman Christie and BPTT’s Vice-President Corporate Operations, Ms Giselle Thompson, at the Office of the Prime Minister, St Clair.
Jan 20 2016
Press release – Prime Minister receives Chinese Delegation
TOPICS: agriculture,Attorney General,China,commerce,culture,health,People’s Republic of China,Dr. the Honourable Keith Christopher Rowley, Prime Minister of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago, received His Excellency Chen Changzhi, Vice-Chairman of the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress of the People’s Republic of China, on Wednesday January 20, 2016. His Excellency Chen is leading a Parliamentary delegation on a visit to Trinidad and […]
Jan 18 2016
PRIME MINISTER MEETS WITH OFFICIALS OF BHP BILLITON
TOPICS: BHP Billiton,Energy Conference and Tradeshow,Ministry of Energy,Ministry of Energy and Energy Industries,Immediately following his delivery of the feature address this morning (Monday 18th January 2016) at the Energy Conference and Tradeshow at the Hyatt Hotel, Prime Minister, Dr the Honourable Keith Rowley attended a meeting with senior officials of BHP Billiton.
Jan 16 2016
PM’s Office clarifies reports regarding contract workers of the former Ministry of Tobago Development
TOPICS: Ministry of Tobago Development,THA,Tobago,Tobago Affairs Division,Tobago House of Assembly,Following reports appearing in today’s newspapers (16th January 2016) regarding short term contract workers from the former Ministry of Tobago Development, Prime Minister, Dr the Honourable Keith Rowley has re-iterated statements made last Wednesday during his visit to staff of the former Ministry.
Dec 28 2015
OFFICE OF THE PRIME MINISTER RESPONDS TO NATUC’S GENERAL SECRETARY
TOPICS: National Trade Union Centre of Trinidad and Tobago,natuc,Reference is made to the Trinidad and Tobago Guardian newspaper article on page A15 dated Monday December 28th, 2015 headlined “Wage freeze could lead to chaos” in which Mr Michael Annisette, the General Secretary of the National Trade Union Centre of Trinidad and Tobago (NATUC), stated that “the Prime Minister was too busy to meet” […]
Dec 21 2015
PRIME MINISTER DR ROWLEY VISITS CYRIL ROSS NURSERY WITH GIFTS
TOPICS: Cyril Ross Nursery,Diplomatic Corps,St. Vincent De Paul,Prime Minister Dr. Rowley and members of the Diplomatic Corps paid a visit to the Cyril Ross Nursery at Tunapuna this afternoon (Monday December 21st). They were welcomed by Ms. Madonna Stewart-Morris, Manager of the Cyril Ross Nursery and Mr. Stephen Belgrave, Institution’s Coordinator for the St. Vincent De Paul Homes.