Minister of National Security, Fitzgerald Hinds M.P. received a courtesy call on Thursday from High Commissioner for the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland to Trinidad and Tobago, Her Excellency Harriet Cross.
The meeting presented an opportunity for Minister Hinds and Her Excellency Cross to engage in a cordial discourse on opportunities to further optimize bilateral cooperation and implementation on areas of border security, policing and prison reform, as well as other significant areas of mutual interest.
High Commissioner Cross congratulated Minister Hinds on his appointment as Minister of National Security, while the Honourable Minister expressed his appreciation for the strength and tenure of the partnership between the Ministry of National Security and the British High Commission in Port of Spain.
Both Minister Hinds and High Commissioner Cross exchanged well wishes on the various policies and initiatives implemented to mitigate against the challenges of the COVID-19 health pandemic, and reiterated their commitment to provide mutual support.
Also present at the meeting were Deputy British High Commissioner Ms. Tamsin Clayton and Deputy Director, International Affairs Unit, Ministry of National Security, Major (Ret’d) Richard Lynch