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PM Drew attends regional security meeting

Prime Minister and Minister of National Security, Dr. Terrance Drew is off island on official duties as he joined other Regional Heads for the Regional Security Systems (RSS) Council of Ministers meeting in Grenada on Wednesday March 22nd.




The Prime Minister was accompanied by the Acting Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of National Security Ms. Cecile Hull, Commissioner of Police Mr. James Sutton, and Commander of St. Kitts and Nevis Defence Force (SKNDF), Lieutenant Colonel J. Anthony Comrie.




The one-day meeting provided a platform for regional leaders to exchange ideas and discuss best practices for enhancing regional security.




The regional heads discussed the importance of addressing the current challenges such as illegal arms trade, drug trafficking, and intelligence gathering while reasserting their commitment to strengthening collaborations.




During the discussion segment, in his response to the gang violence and crime within the Caribbean, Prime Minister Drew stated that there is a need for applying unconventional approaches.