by Devonne Cornelius
St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN): Prime Minister Dr. Timothy Harris is leaving the federation today Friday, November 12 for Dubai where he will lead a delegation from St. Kitts and Nevis to participate in EXPO 2020.
In his absence, Deputy Prime Minister Shawn Richards will serve as acting Prime Minister, a statement from the Office of the Prime Minister said.
During his visit to Dubai, which comes compliments the Government of the United Arab Emirates, Prime Minister Harris is expected to participate in St. Kitts and Nevis’ National Day ceremony scheduled for November 16, 2021.
The statement further disclosed that the Prime Minister will use the opportunity to participate in a number of bilateral meetings and engage with citizens of the Federation residing in the region.
While in Dubai, Prime Minister Harris will also promote the Citizenship by Investment (CBI) Programme of St. Kitts and Nevis to potential investors there.
Expo 2020 Dubai, being held from October 01, 2021 to March 31, 2022, under the theme “Connecting Minds, Creating the Future”, is an international event that is used as a platform to showcase the technological innovations and cultural heritage of close to 200 participating countries, including St. Kitts and Nevis.