Premier Mark Brantley welcomes CSG Patricia Scotland to Nevis

Patricia Scotland, who is on her official tour to the Caribbean countries, visited and attended an anti-corruption conference in St Kitts and Nevis on Monday, May 23, 2022. 

Premier Mark Brantley welcomes CSG Patricia Scotland to Nevis
Premier Mark Brantley welcomes CSG Patricia Scotland to Nevis

Nevis: Mark Brantley- Premier of Nevis and the leader of the Concerned Citizens Movement, welcomed Patrica Scotland, QC, who is the sixth and first women Secretary-General of the Commonwealth on the island of Nevis. 

Patricia Scotland, who is on her official tour to the Caribbean countries, visited and attended an anti-corruption conference in St Kitts and Nevis on Monday, May 23, 2022. 

After the conference, she paid an official visit to Nevis and met Premier Mark Brantley. The meeting has featured various matters of concern, and both get connected on the issues being championed by the Commonwealth and its top position. 

Through her social media post, Premier Mark Brantley expressed pleasure in conducting a meeting with Patricia Scotland. He noted, “Honoured today to welcome to Nevis my dear friend Baroness Patricia Scotland, QC Secretary-General of the Commonwealth and her delegation.”

He further stated that it was good to connect and discuss a number of issues being championed by the Commonwealth.

Further, Patricia Scotland also expressed a pleasure to visit and meet Premier Mark Brantley and stated that he had shared valuable insights on what Nevisian communities need from The Commonwealth. 

She outlined that their meeting also featured a discussion on the advancement of various sectors and the fulfilment of Good Governance. 

Patricia Scotland underlined, “Wonderful to visit Premier Mark Brantley on the beautiful island of Nevis. He shared valuable insights on what Nevisian communities need from The Commonwealth to advance a culture of Good Governance, including through stakeholder education. St Kitts and Nevis.”

Further, at the anti-corruption conference, she outlined the various impact of corruption. 

She said that corruption is one of the biggest impediments to achieving SDGs. No country, region or community is immune. As a Commonwealth family, we must stand #United Against Corruption to create a lasting, positive space for sustainable development to thrive and for our people to flourish.

Patricia outlined that Urgent action is needed to #Stamp Out Corruption. That’s why, under her leadership, she made tackling corruption a top priority. We at The Commonwealth stand ready to support member states in anti-corruption efforts and will continue to do so.