IDB president holds talks with Trinidad PM on development projects

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Prime Minister Dr. Keith Rowley Monday held talks with the President of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), Luis Alberto Moreno, on development projects for the oil-rich twin island republic, according to an official statement issued here.

IDB President Luis Alberto Moreno (Left) and Prime Minister Dr. Keith Rowley

It said that the meeting discussed the new sovereign guarantee loans “currently in the pipeline for 2019, the status of the negotiations for the loans for the construction and outfitting of Early Childhood Centres in Tobago”.
The statement added that the loan for the upgrading and revitalisation of urban areas in Trinidad, most notably the East Port-of-Spain and Piccadilly areas, was also on the agenda.
The statement from the Office of the Prime Minister said that the “Innovation and the E-Government initiatives also formed an integral part of the discussions” and that the new developmental projects for Trinidad and Tobago were also discussed, including the San Fernando Waterfront, the La Brea Dry Docking Facility, and the development of the tourism product for Tobago, which includes marina facilities and the Sandals project.

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