MONTSERRAT/WASHINGTON – The Premier of Montserrat, Hon. Joseph E Farrell will be on overseas duty from April 23 to May 5, 2022 as he will be attending meetings in Miami and Washington, DC.
Premier Farrell, whose portfolio includes Tourism, will attend the Seatrade Cruise Global Conference in Miami Beach, Florida from Monday April 25 to Thursday April 28, 2022. His delegation will include the Director of Tourism, Rosetta West-Gerald; Project Manager at the Tourism Division, Charlesworth Phillip and Private Sector Representative, Tour Operator, Roselyn Cassell-Sealey.
In addition to their attendance at the conference which includes workshops, the Montserrat delegation will also attend meetings with several cruise liners and will have an opportunity to display Montserrat branded collateral during the Expo which runs from April 26 to 28. The Montserrat Port Development project will also be highlighted during the week long activities.
Following this meeting, the Premier & Minister of Finance will travel to Washington, DC for the May 1-4, 2022 BAFT Global Annual Meeting.
The meeting will provide an opportunity for the Caribbean Association of Banks (CAB) Member Banks to network with North American banks at the largest correspondent banking event in the United States where industry professionals will be able to network, conduct bilateral meetings, and engage in topical discussions and sessions on the global transaction banking industry.
There will also be a Caribbean Banking Roundtable hosted on May 2, 2022 where BAFT and CAB will convene a group of Caribbean and U.S. Banks along with respective governments together in one room to discuss challenges in correspondent banking for the Caribbean community and opportunities to engage with North American banks.
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