India News
News

Trinidad, India Sign Cooperation Pacts

By: Caribbean Journal Staff - January 8, 2012

Above: Trinidad Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar and India External Affairs Minister Shri SM Krishna (Photo: India EAM)

By the Caribbean Journal staff

Trinidad and India have signed five new cooperation agreements on a series of fields, including air transport, culture, education, traditional medicines, agriculture and technical cooperation.

The signings came after high-level talks between Trinidad Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar and Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh.

The air transport deal could mean the eventual establishment of air links between the two countries, which will allow designated air carriers to operate flights connecting destinations in each country.

Persad-Bissessar is in India on a State Visit. The deals came after her address to a group of Indian business organizations.

In the next few days, she will visit the Kolkata Memorial Monument, from where her ancestors set sail for Trinidad and Tobago in the middle of the 19th century. She will also visit her ancestral village of Bhelupur in the Buxar district of the state of Bihar.

Popular Posts the sexiest beaches including this resort at atlantis

The Sexiest Beaches in the Caribbean to Visit Right Now 

One is a beach with a nightclub-style pool right next door. Another is filled with beach bars — and even has its own au natural corner. Then there’s a beach that’s practically a nonstop party.  There are so many things that […]


The Best Caribbean Islands to Visit This Summer, From Antigua to St Croix

verandah antigua

We’ve been saying it for years, and we’ll keep saying it: in some ways, the Caribbean is even better in the summer months. The water is warm. It’s a bit less crowded, a little bit quieter. At night, the trade […]


The Winners of the 2024 Caribbean Green Awards 

caribbean green

With almost 20,000 votes, the winners of the Caribbean Green Awards 2024 Presented by E-Finity have been crowned.  From state-of-the-art marine conservation projects to hotels that are redefining sustainability, the Green movement has never been stronger in the Caribbean.  “This […]


Related Posts caribbean trinidad

Caribbean Airlines Is Adding Flights for Trinidad Carnival

The Caribbean’s most popular Carnival is back next month, and Caribbean Airlines has announced an expansion of flight services for the festival.  That includes additional flights between Toronto, Canada and Port of Spain, with two flights on Feb. 13 and […]


Daily Caribbean Airlines Flights Return to Grenada 

barbados grenada flights

Caribbean Airlines has resumed operating daily flights to Grenada, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The service between Trinidad’s Piarco International Airport and Grenada began operating daily on Nov. 26.  “The return of a daily flight service between Grenada and Trinidad is […]


Caribbean Airlines Reopens Trinidad Airport Lounge After Renovation

caribbean airlines airport lounge trinidad

Caribbean Airlines has reopened its Caribbean Club lounge at Trinidad’s Piarco International Airport.  The relaunched, renovated Caribbean Club lounge is open to the airline’s business class and Caribbean Club members.  The 3,062-square-foot lounge has a new, modern look.  “In 2022 […]


SUBSCRIBE!

Sign up for Caribbean Journal's free newsletter for a daily dose of beaches, hotels, rum and the best Caribbean travel information on the net.


No. Thank You