The President of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, Nicolas Maduro is currently in St. Vincent and the Grenadines on an official visit.
President Maduro arrived at the E.T. Joshua airport yesterday evening where he was welcomed at an official ceremony attended by Prime Minister Dr. the Honourable Ralph E. Gonsalves; the Governor General Deputy, Mrs. Susan Dougan; Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade, Senator Camillo Gonsalves; other Members of Parliament, dignitaries, public servants, the media and students.
The Venezuelan leader is being accompanied by a delegation comprised of Cilia Flores, First Combatant of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela; His Excellency Rodolfo Marco Torres, Vice President for Economic Area and Minister of People’s Power for the Economy, Finance and Public Bank; and Her Excellency Delcy Rodriguez, Minister of Foreign Affairs, among others.
Today, President Maduro will tour the International Airport at Argyle, and hold a Bilateral Meeting with Prime Minister Dr. Ralph Gonsalves.
He and his delegation are expected to depart the state at 4:30pm.