There is a level of optimism coming from Prime Minister, Dr Keith Rowley, that differences between Trinidad and Tobago and Jamaica can be resolved.
The People’s National Movement Political Leader expressed the confidence at a media briefing in Jamaica today to mark the start of bilateral talks.
Dr Rowley said with determination and will diplomatic ties between the two regional economic leaders can be deepened.
He maintained that there are also opportunities which can be explored in areas such as movement of nationals, trade, business, security and air and sea transportation.
Meanwhile, Jamaica Prime Minister, Andrew Holness, described the visit as an ideal forum to improve on already well-established areas.
Mr Holness said he hoping that discussions and interactions over the next few days will be productive and lead to increased cooperation, improved trade relations, sharing of information and best practices for capacity building among institutions.