Inniss Holds Talks With British Envoy

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Minister of Industry, International Business, Commerce and Small Business Development, Donville Inniss greets British High Commissioner, Janet Douglas, at the start of their recent courtesy call.  (C.Pitt/BGIS)

Minister of Industry, International Business, Commerce and Small Business Development, Donville Inniss, is confident that following Brexit, Barbados’ relationship with Britain will become stronger.

Mr. Inniss shared this view during a courtesy call with Britain’s High Commissioner to Barbados, Janet Douglas, at his Reef Road office.

He explained that both countries shared a “very good relationship”, which would long be treasured because of their mutual respect and interests.

High Commissioner Douglas agreed and explained that it was also a “really good moment” for United Kingdom (UK) and Caribbean relations.

The International Business Minister shared this view, stating that in recent times, issues regarding the UK and the region which “were not previously on the front burner” were now being addressed.

Matters relating to the tourism industry, as well as the upcoming general elections in the UK, were also discussed.

deirdre.gittens@barbados.gov.bb

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