Government Minister to address London meeting

5 03 2011

Dr. Douglas Slater being sworn in after the 2010 General Elections

Vincentians living in London (UK) will have the opportunity to meet with and pose their questions to a representative of the government of St. Vincent and the Grenadines, in just under two weeks time.

Dr. Douglas Slater, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Foreign Trade and Consumer Affairs, will be the guest speaker at a public meeting scheduled to take place at the High Commission for St. Vincent and the Grenadines on Friday, March 18.

Dr. Slater will deliver his address then respond to any concerns raised by those who attend the meeting.

Also currently serving as a senator (Unity Labour Party), the minister holds a medical degree from the University of Havana (Cuba), and a Master’s degree in Public Health Administration from the University of the West Indies, Mona campus (Jamaica).

He has worked in the medical field in Guyana, Jamaica and SVG. From 1994 to 1998, Dr Slater filled the post of director of Primary Health Care Service in SVG.

Before the 2010 elections, he held the post of Minister of Health and the Environment.

Click here for more information about the event, and directions on how to get there.




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