Bahamas delegation at United Nations General Assembly

Bahamas delegation at United Nations General Assembly
Foreign Affairs Minister Darren Henfield.

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Minister of Foreign Affairs the Hon. Darren Henfield is in New York City for the 74th United Nations General Assembly (UNGA), the Cabinet Office has announced.

Minister Henfield heads The Bahamas delegation, which includes the Hon. Renward Wells, Minister of Transport and Local Government; Hon. Ricky Mackey, MP; Ms. Sharon Brennen-Haylock, Director-General, Ministry of Foreign Affairs; and Mr. Kenneth Wallace-Whitfield, Foreign Service Officer, Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Minister Henfield will also attend various meetings on the margins of the General Assembly, including the US-CARICOM Ministerial with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, when the Minister will provide an update on The Bahamas’ Hurricane Dorian response.

Minister Henfield will also represent Prime Minister the Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis at the Western Hemispheric Leaders Meeting with United States President Donald Trump to discuss the democratic transition of Venezuela.

Minister Henfield’s credentials as Head of Delegation will expire on the 26 September, when Prime Minister Minnis will arrive in New York to deliver the Bahamas’ National Statement at UNGA, on 27 September.

Minister Henfield will return to The Bahamas on Saturday 28 September.