25th Meeting of the Special Committee for Transport

Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, 13th October, 2016- The Association of Caribbean States (ACS), through its Directorate of Transport, convened the 25th Meeting of the Special Committee for Transport on 14th October 2016 at the ACS Secretariat in Port of Spain. The Meeting provided updates on initiatives undertaken by the Directorate under the Plan of Action Pétion Ville 2013-2015 and the Plan of Action of Havana 2016-2018; which will guide the Work of the Directorate over the next biennium. The report of the Directorate focused on activities completed over the past year, cooperative efforts and on-going projects, as well as introduces new initiatives. This report was delivered by Mr Arturo López-Portillo, ACS Director of Transport and Disaster Risk Reduction. Director López-Portillo also presented the Directorate’s Work Programme for the period 2017-2018. Opening remarks were delivered by the Honourable Fitzgerald Hinds, Minister of Works and Transport of Trinidad and Tobago, as well as by the Secretary General of the ACS, Her Excellency Dr. June Soomer as well as by the Chair of the Special Committee for Transport, Ambassador His Excellency David Prendergast.