Petrocaribe Will Be Strengthened – Paulwell

  • 5 September, 2015
    Expertos en Red
    Ministry of Science Technology Energy & Mining, Jamaica
  • Summary:

    Minister of Science, Technology, Energy, and Mining, Hon Phillip Paulwell, says that the PetroCaribe Agreement with Venezuela will be strengthened to provide more benefits for Jamaicans.

    He was addressing a special Jamaica House press briefing at the Office of the Prime Minister’s Western Regional Office in Montego Bay on Friday (Sept. 4), ahead of the 10th Anniversary Commemorative Summit of the PetroCaribe Agreement this weekend.

    Prime Minister, the Most Hon. Portia Simpson Miller and President of Venezuela, His Excellency Nicolás Maduro, will co-chair the two-day meeting, which will get underway later today (Sept. 5), at the Montego Bay Convention Centre (MBCC).

    Several Heads of Government and State, Energy Ministers and other Ministers of Government from the signatory countries will be in attendance.

    Mr. Paulwell said that not only will Jamaica continue to benefit from the historic deal that was signed 10 years ago, but that the provisions will be broadened, coming out of the talks.

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