The Embassy of the Commonwealth of The Bahamas and Mission to the European Union (EU) will be opened next week in Brussels, Belgium, the Cabinet office announced yesterday.
Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis will travel with a delegation of several senior government officials to Brussels on Monday, and will return on Friday.
Among those joining him are: Minister of Foreign Affairs Darren Henfield; Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs Carl Bethel and Minister of Financial Services, Trade & Industry and Immigration Elsworth Johnson.
While in Brussels, Minnis plans to meet with the secretary general and Commission of Ambassadors of the African Caribbean and Pacific Group of States, and the European Commission’s commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management.
Deputy Prime Minister Peter Turnquest will act as prime minister in Minnis’ absence.