MAYOR OF CASTRIES RETURNS FROM OFFICIAL VISIT TO NYC
Mayor of the City of Castries Peterson D Francis concluded a series of meetings as part of an official visit to New York City this week. Mayor Francis and his delegation, which included Chief Executive Officer Anselma Calderon and Press and Communications Manager Jason Hullingseed, left the island on Thursday July 13, 2017 for New York City.
Whilst there, Mayor Francis and his delegation attended meetings and participated in cordial exchanges with New York City Mayor Mr. Bill de Blasio, acting Brooklyn District Attorney Eric Gonzalez, Brooklyn Borough President Mr. Eric L. Adams, New York Department of Small Business Services Commissioner Greg Bishop and City of Newark Deputy Mayor, Mr. Ugo Nwaokoro.
Mayor Francis also met with the Caribbean American Chamber of Commerce President Roy Hastick, New York Police Department’s Chief of Crime Control Strategies Mr. Dermont Shea and the President of Green-Wood Cemetery in Brooklyn Mr. Richard Moylan.
Francis also paid a courtesy visit to staff members at the St. Lucia Consulate and Ambassador Cosmos Richardson at the St. Lucia Mission to the United Nations.
The series of meetings were part of planned strategies to create strong partnerships and build linkages in an effort to improve and develop the city of Castries.
Mayor Francis and his delegation returned to St. Lucia on Thursday July 20, 2017.
Mayor of the City of Castries Peterson D Francis (third from right) with his delegation and officials in New York.