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Parliamentary Partnership between PEI and Turks & Caicos Islands

Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, July 20, 2016—  The Honourable Francis (Buck) Watts, Speaker of the Legislative Assembly of Prince Edward Island was pleased to sign a Parliamentary Partnership Agreement with the Honourable Robert S. Hall, Speaker of the Parliament of Turks and Caicos Island.

The signing ceremony took place today in Newfoundland while attending the Canadian Parliamentary Association Regional Conference, along with other PEI delegates including: Peter Bevan-Baker, Leader of the Third Party, and the Honourable Jamie Fox, Leader of the Official Opposition.

Speaker Watts stated “This Parliamentary Partnership Agreement aims to promote collaboration, cooperation and understanding between the Legislative Assembly of Prince Edward Island and the House of Assembly of the Turks and Caicos Islands for the mutual benefit of both parliaments. I look forward to future cooperation with the Turks and Caicos Islands and to share information in order to strengthen our parliaments together.”

By signing the agreement, all participants commit to work towards developing the friendly relations between the two parliaments. There are currently no scheduled visits between the two signatories however there have been discussions about possible future projects. 
Media contact:
JoAnne Holden
Director of Communications and External Relations
Legislative Assembly of Prince Edward Island
 
jdholden@assembly.pe.ca
902-368-4316

View the agreement

 

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