Roseau, Dominica: Prime Minister Dr Roosevelt Skerrit expressed pleasure in meeting with Linda Taglialatela, who is the United States Ambassador to Barbados, the Eastern Caribbean and the OECS, on Thursday, January 19, 2023, in Dominica.
The meeting was held at the office of the prime minister in Dominica. While expressing pleasure, PM Skerrit cited, “I was honoured to meet today with Her Excellency Linda Taglialatela, United States Ambassador to Barbados, the Eastern Caribbean and the OECS.”
PM Skerrit stated that they had discussed various issues and matters of concern related to the friendly relations between Dominica and the United States. He outlined that US Ambassador extended support to the government and people of Dominica. PM Roosevelt Skerrit mentioned, “We discussed a wide range of issues of mutual interest for Dominica and the United States.”
During the meeting, he also extended gratitude to the country for its friendly relations with the United States, which have been going on for many years. He said, “I conveyed our gratitude for the long-standing US support of the Government and people of Dominica.”
The Ambassador was accompanied by Jonathan McClellan, Second Secretary Vice-Consul.
The bilateral relationship between the United States and the Commonwealth of Dominica was established in 1978. After that, the US provided greater assistance to Dominica in their various efforts. The country received support in expanding its economic base, increasing economic prosperity and strengthening public health.
Along with that, Dominica has also received assistance in times of natural disasters. The US has backed Dominica in their climate-resilient goals and the development of its disaster resilience capacity.
Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit is committed to developing the small island nation in the Caribbean- Dominica. He took various measures and vowed to become the world’s first climate-resilient nation.
Various initiatives such as climate-resilient infrastructure, the geothermal power plant and many more have been launched by the government of Dominica to fulfil their resiliency goals.
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