Minister of Science, Energy and Technology, Dr. the Honourable Andrew Wheatley left the island on Wednesday, March 29, for Asuncion, Paraguay.
Minister Wheatley, on the invitation of the president of Paraguay, Cartes Jara, will participate in a Business Forum titled, Latin America and the Caribbean: an Agenda of Growth and Development.
As a participant on the panel: “Human Capital, Innovation and Productivity”, Minister Wheatley’s contribution will focus on the importance of capacity development in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.
The panel discussion takes place on Friday, March 31, 2017.
The Minister’s trip is funded by the International Development Bank (IDB). He returns to the island on the weekend.