Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar S.C. today (4th July) received the final Report on theDrug Problem in the Americasfrom His Excellency José Miguel Insulza, Secretary General of the Organisation of American States (OAS), during the 34th Regular Meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government of CARICOM, currently in session in Port-of-Spain.
The Report was commissioned by the Heads of State and Government of the Hemisphere in the framework of the Sixth Summit of the Americas, held in April 2012 in Cartagena de Indias, Colombia.
In receiving the Report, the Prime Minister acknowledged the complex nature of the Hemisphere’s drug problem and appreciated the comprehensive findings, which would be used to develop a multifaceted and flexible approach to resolving an issue challenging many countries in the Hemisphere.
The Prime Minister stated that she “looks forward to the continued cooperation of the General Secretariat of the OAS on this important issue”.
Courtesy the Office of the Prime Minister