The Office of the Prime Minister has announced that Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley has accepted an invitation from Prime Minister of Grenada Keith Mitchell, to attend the opening of the new Parliament building in Grenada.
Dr Rowley will leave for Grenada this afternoon and return on Thursday 21st June.
Minister of Finance the Honourable Colm Imbert will act as prime minister during Dr Rowley's absence.
Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley says Government and Labour are not pursuing opposing objectives.
The prime minister issued the following statement in celebration of Labour Day:
"Fellow citizens, today, we celebrate Labour Day in our beloved Trinidad and Tobago. In so doing, it is imperative that we are mindful of the significance of this day and why we commemorate it each and every year.
Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley is hoping that the cultural ties that this nation shares with India will facilitate a deeper understanding and collaboration at the global level.
The remark forms part of his greetings to the nation on the occasion of Indian Arrival Day.
"On behalf of the Government of Trinidad and Tobago and my family, I wish to extend sincere greetings to the national community on the occasion of Indian Arrival Day.
The histories of all nations contain significant junctures which point to a reshaping and a transformation of society.
Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley along with members of his delegation journeyed to Tasmania today to continue his working visit to Australia, the Office of the Prime Minister said.
The delegation met with directors and executive officers of International Catamarans (INCAT), an Australian shipbuilding company.
They also received a tour of the shipyard and viewed first-hand, a vessel currently under construction at the facility.
Having completed his official visit to the People's Republic of China, Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley arrived in Perth Australia on Sunday 20th May, 2018 to commence his working visit to that country, the Office of the Prime Minister said in a statement Monday.
The delegation that traveled on to Australia with Prime Minister Rowley included Minister of Foreign and CARICOM Affairs, Senator Dennis Moses and Minister in the Office of the Prime Minister and Minister in the Ministry of the Attorney General Stuart Young.
The Trinidad and Tobago delegation in China, led by Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley, left Shanghai today and traveled to the city of Shenzhen in the Guangdong Province, as the official visit to China continues.
Shenzhen is located in southeast China and links mainland China to Hong Kong. The city's economy is firmly rooted in the high tech industry and is a buzzing metropolis.
Prime Minister Rowley and his delegation were officially received by Chen Rugui, Mayor of Shenzhen, and other Shenzhen Municipal People's Government representatives at the Wuzhou Guest House.