HIS Royal Highness Prince Andrew joined members at a British Caribbean Chamber of commerce lunch in Port of Spain to share information on the business environment in Trinidad.
The lunch was hosted at the Hilton by Ali Khan, Chairman of the Trinidad Chapter of the Chamber who spoke of the pioneering effort of the British Caribbean Chamber in establishing stronger business links between Trinidad, the wider Caribbean and the UK.
Mr Khan highlighted the growing export trade between the United Kingdom and Trinidad and Tobago, increased air links and tourist arrivals, significant growth in foreign direct investment by British companies, and continued improvement in business performance in both markets.
The Prince who was attending in his role as special Representative for the British Government in Trade and Investment took considerable interest in the oil and gas activities of BP and BG before joining members for lunch at the Hilton.
Trainidad’s Minister of trade and the British High Commissioner supported an excellent lunch aimed at showcasing strengthening links between Trinidad, Tobago and the UK.
IN one of his first acts as Chairman of The British Caribbean Chamber as its first appointed official for the BCCC in Trinidad and Tobago, David Evans (centre), a Scarborough resident, is welcomed by Orville London (left) the newly-appointed Chief Secretary of the Tobago House of Assembly.
THE British Caribbean Chamber’s Chief Executive, Dr Ian Kelly (left), enjoying a visit in the footsteps of Horatio Nelson at Port Royal in Jamaica, hosted by the British Deputy High Commissioner for the island, Jim Malcolm. The plaque on the wall says: In this place dwelt Horatio Nelson – You who tread his footprints remember his glory.