Trinidad and Tobago keen to host mini Indian diaspora meet

January 8th, 2012 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS  

Jaipur, Jan 8 (IANS) Trinidad and Tobago Prime Minister Kamla Persad Bissessar Sunday invited Indian investments in her country, assuring all possible help and said the Caribbean nation was keen to host a mini Indian diaspora meet.”Consideration should be given for holding a Pravasi Bharatiya Divas in our country,” said Bissessar, who is the chief guest at 10th annual Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (PBD) diaspora meet.

Urging Indian entrepreneurs to increase investment in her country, she said Trinidad and Tobago provided an excellent opportunity for Indian entrepreneurs and investors to set up manufacturing and service industries.

“We are committed to programme of diversification and are offering attractive incentives to investors,” said Bissessar, the first female prime minister of Trinidad and Tobago.

She said Trinidad and Tobago as a gate way to America and has a number of trade agreements which will allow for market access into the Central and Latin American markets.

“For those of us who may be unaware to Trinidad and Tobago, we are the world’s number one exporter of methanol and at times urea,” she said.

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