PM Pierre Attends Meeting in Brussels on International Migration Matters

Prime Minster Philip J Pierre recently left the country to travel to Brussels, Belgium for an international relations affairs agenda, scheduled to run from April 7th to 12th.

The purpose of this trip is to discuss matters with the European Commission and European Parliament regarding international migration matters. Specifically, the talks focus on proposed changes to the Schengen Visa-Free Regime and how they may impact countries investor citizenship programs like Saint Lucia.

Saint Lucia is well known for its robust due diligence processes, which serve as the foundation of its successful citizenship-by-investment program. Prime Minister Pierre’s visit to Brussels is planned in advance to the signing of the Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) between other OECS countries with similar programs assumes.

PM Pierre’s trip is viewed as having an added significance, as he will articulate Saint Lucia’s position on the MOA, while also exploring further measures that can be taken by all countries to strengthen citizenship-by-investment programs.

During the Prime Minister’s absence, Deputy Prime Minister Dr. Ernest Hilaire, will act as Prime Minister and Minister for Finance, Economic Development, Youth Economy, and Minister for Justice and National Security.

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