The Premier and Minister for Finance, Investment and Trade Honourable Charles Washington Misick was appointed as Chairman of the Caribbean Development Bank’s (CDB) Board of Governors for the year 2021 – 2022 at the Bank’s 51st Annual Meeting of the Board of Governors held virtually on June 15 - July 1 2021.
The Premier commenting on the appointment stated, “I am honoured to accept the Chairmanship of the CDB Board of Governors for the year 2021/2022. I note with pride the strategic objectives of CDB’s 2020-2024 Strategic Plan to build triple bottom line sustainability and resilience – social, economic and environmental and will work with Bank to this end.
COVID-19 has reminded us that we are our brothers’ keeper in that spirit. I look forward to regular engagement with the bank on the various initiatives to achieve broad-base sustainability, consistent with the carrying capacities of the various jurisdictions.
I would like to record thanks to our outgoing chair for her tenacious leadership, spirit of solidarity, and deep appreciation for our common vulnerabilities and the need to collaborate to find uniquely Caribbean solutions.”
The Turks and Caicos Islands held the post of Chairman of the CBD Board of Governors in 2016-2017 and hosted the 47th Annual Meeting of the Board of Governors in May 2017.