KINGSTOWN, St. Vincent, March 26, IWN — Opposition Leader Arnhim Eustace will not attend the sitting of the OECS Assembly in Antigua today – Tuesday – because of other obligations.
“I have some other obligations today and tomorrow which I cannot avoid,” he said Monday on his weekly radio programme.
Eustace noted that opposition legislator Dr. Godwin Friday, who is Parliamentary Representative for the Northern Grenadines and a vice-president of the New Democratic Party, will attend the meeting.
St. Vincent and the Grenadines will also be represented by Prime Minister Dr. Ralph E. Gonsalves; Minister of Health, Clayton Burgin; and Minister of Agriculture, Saboto Caesar.
At this Sitting, the Assembly will be adopting its Rules of Procedure and debating the a motion on “The Challenges to the Free Movement of Persons within the OECS Economic Union”, and an amendment to the Civil Aviation Act, Regulations — Civil Aviation (Aeronautical Telecommunications) Regulations and Civil Aviation (Amendment) Regulations
As chair of the OECS Authority, Gonsalves will present the motion and the draft bill for debate.