Today marks start of the final day, of a hectic two day visit for Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe; who is in Trinidad and Tobago to commemorate 50 years of diplomatic relations between the two countries and for a meeting with regional heads.
Mr. Abe arrived in T&T yesterday afternoon with his wife Akie Abe.
He then went to the Diplomatic Centre, St Ann’s, to pay a private courtesy call on T&T’s Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar.
Bilateral meetings were held with Antigua and Barbuda’s Prime Minister Gaston Browne and Jamaica’s Prime Minister
From 9am today there will be a Caricom-Japan Summit at the Hilton Trinidad in St Ann’s; followed by of bilateral meetings with the Barbados delegation at noon; Dominica at 12.20 p.m.; Grenada 12.40 p.m.; Guyana, 1 p.m.; Haiti, 1.30 pm.; St Kitts and Nevis, 2 p.m.; St Lucia, 2.20 p.m.; St Vincent and the Grenadines, 2.40 p.m.; and Suriname at 3 p.m.
He is expected to leave the country later today.