Minister of National Security Leads Security Delegation Visit to the UK
Minister of National Security the Honourable Stuart R. Young is currently leading a high-level Trinidad and Tobago Security Delegation on a five-day visit to the United Kingdom.
On Thursday 17 January 2019, Minister Young and his team met with the Right Honourable, the Lord Tariq Mahmood Ahmad of Wimbledon, Minister of State for the Commonwealth and the United Nations, and engaged in the first Ministerial Committee Meeting between Trinidad and Tobago and the United Kingdom. This Committee was formed as part of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) which was signed between both countries in November 2017, to further strengthen bilateral security cooperation.
The team held productive discussions on advancing the T&T-UK security partnership in areas of cybercrime, Police Service Reform and intelligence sharing.
Minister Young was accompanied by the Chief of Defence Staff, Trinidad and Tobago Defence Force, Rear Admiral Hayden Pritchard and Commissioner of Police, Trinidad and Tobago Police Service, Mr Gary Griffith.
The Ministry of National Security looks forward to continued T&T-UK collaboration on security matters of mutual interest.