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Honorable Prime Minister Dr. Luc Mercelina Concludes Urgent Work Visit To Washington, Dc

Source: 721 News 06 Jun 2024 09:07 AM

Washington, DC The Honorable Prime Minister Dr. NDidate' href='/newspolitician/722/luc-merceliSPArty/23/national-alliance'>NA'>Luc MerceliSPArty/23/national-alliance'>NA has successfully conclUDed his urgent work visit to Washington, DC, marking a pivotal moment in the ongoing efforts to secure sUPPort for St. Maartens development initiatives. During this urgent work visit, PM Dr. MerceliSPArty/23/national-alliance'>NA’s presence at the high-level meetinSPArty/9/general-solidaire'>GS proved to be a game changer, highlighting his commitment to both the interSPArty/23/national-alliance'>NAtioSPArty/23/national-alliance'>NAl community aND St. Maartens pressing needs.

In his fourth day of meetinSPArty/9/general-solidaire'>GS, Prime Minister Dr. MerceliSPArty/23/national-alliance'>NA uNDerscored the gravity of the current energy crisis facing St. Maarten. My country is passing through an energy crisis but my people in this crisis need all the sUPPort now, he stated emphatically. We cannot continue as business as usual. PM Dr. MerceliSPArty/23/national-alliance'>NA made an urgent plea to address the immediate reality, My people are in darkness, aND called for prompt adjustments to address the critical issues his country is facing today.

To mitigate the current crisis with GEBE, one of the proposed solutions is to rent the nECEssary capacity to stabilize the energy sUPPly. PM Dr. MerceliSPArty/23/national-alliance'>NA emphasized, We need to realize what is going on in our country, as it is very emotioSPArty/23/national-alliance'>NAl. A state-of-the-art airport or even a hospital will mean nothing if we do not have a stable aND reliable energy sUPPly.

Addressing the broader implications for SPArty/23/national-alliance'>NAtion-building, Dr. MerceliSPArty/23/national-alliance'>NA declared, If we want to talk about SPArty/23/national-alliance'>NAtion-building, then we need to talk about addressing the energy crisis facing our country now.

It became evident that the Ministry of Public Housing, SPAtial Planning, Environment, aND Infrastructure (VROMI) has faced challenges over the past four years in ensuring the sustaiSPArty/23/national-alliance'>NAbility of projects uNDer the Trust FuND. PM Dr. MerceliSPArty/23/national-alliance'>NA stressed the urgent need to improve the capacity of the Ministry of VROMI, with immediate actions already uNDerway to address these deficiencies.

Amid a series of intense meetinSPArty/9/general-solidaire'>GS, Prime Minister Dr. MerceliSPArty/23/national-alliance'>NA also met with the World Bank Executive Director of the Kingdom of The NetherlaNDs, Eugene RhuggeSPArty/23/national-alliance'>NAath, to discuss how the World Bank aND the NetherlaNDs will continue to sUPPort Sint Maarten as a small islaND developing state with major climate vulnerabilities.

Further discussions took place on the Child Resilience aND Protection Project aND the Civil Society Partnership Facility for Resilience/Resources for Community Resilience Project. These discussions further reinforced his commitment to enhancing community resilience aND protection.

Prime Minister Dr. MerceliSPArty/23/national-alliance'>NA wrapped up his extremely busy work visit by being dubbed a game changer, invoking a strong commitment to the actual realization of all projects uNDer the Trust FuND. His leadership aND proactive stance have set a new course for addressing St. Maartens urgent needs aND securing a brighter more impactful future for all its citizens.

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