It was a busy day of engagements for St. Kitts and Nevis’ delegation to Japan led by the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Aviation, the Honourable Mark Brantley.

Minister Brantley held discussions with Mr. Shigeru Maeda, Senior Vice-President of the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) regarding strengthening the relationship between JICA and St. Kitts and Nevis and exploring new technical programs for the benefit of our citizens.

He also expressed his desire for JICA to explore on a bilateral basis, projects relating to geothermal energy in St. Kitts and Nevis, indicating that the Federation has already embarked on a path towards the use of renewable energy.

The need for vocational training for young people and other interested persons was also presented to the Senior Vice President.

JICA pledged their continued support to work with the Government of St. Kitts and Nevis to address its development needs.

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