Tour of the Public Areas of The President’s House

The first two tours of the public areas inside the President’s House were conducted today Thursday July 9, 2020. Originally scheduled for the first quarter of this year, the tours were postponed because of COVID-19 restrictions. Now that groups of 25 may gather, Her...

Message on United Nations Public Service Day 2020

Today, United Nations Public Service Day, we recognise and applaud those public servants, past and present, whose hard work, dedication and commitment have contributed to our national development and progress. Over the last few months, public servants have played an...

Swearing-in of Members of the Teaching Service Commission and the Police Service Commission

Dr. Martha Des Vignes was sworn in as a Member of the Teaching Service Commission and Mr. Courtney Mc Nish as a Member of the Police Service Commission by Her Excellency Paula-Mae Weekes O.R.T.T., President of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago at President’s House....

Message for Labour Day 2020

Fellow citizens, Labour Day 2020 is being observed in this country during a challenging and uncertain juncture for our labour force. For the past few months, workers at home and abroad have experienced extreme disruption to their lives and livelihoods as a result of...

Message for World Elder Abuse Awareness Day 2020

Elder abuse is a rampant, yet severely under-reported social ill, affecting an estimated one in six persons aged 60 years and older around the globe. World Elder Abuse Awareness Day is an opportunity to promote the dignity of older persons and advocate for their...

Swearing-in of the Deputy Presiding Officer of the Tobago House of Assembly

Assemblyman Shomari Hector was sworn-in as Deputy Presiding Officer of the Tobago House of Assembly by Her Excellency Paula-Mae Weekes O.R.T.T., President of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago. The ceremony which took place at President’s House on Thursday June 4,...

Message for Indian Arrival Day 2020

Fellow citizens, The courage, resilience and determination of the Indian indentured labourers who landed on our shores between 1845 and 1917 are critical to the survival of all of us in Trinidad and Tobago as we learn to adjust to the new normal that has been thrust...

Swearing-in of Chief Secretary of the Tobago House of Assembly

Assemblyman Ancil Dennis was sworn in as Chief Secretary of the Tobago House of Assembly by President Paula-Mae Weekes O.R.T.T., President of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago on Tuesday May 12, 2020. Witnessing the ceremony at President’s House were Assemblyman...

Swearing-in of Professor Sterling Frost as a Member of the PSC

Professor Sterling Frost was sworn in as a Member and Deputy Chairman of the Public Service Commission yesterday Wednesday May 27, 2020 by President Paula-Mae Weekes O.R.T.T. Professor Frost will serve in this capacity for three years. Professor Sterling Frost

Message to Nation on Eid ul Fitr 2020

Fellow citizens, Today, Muslims across the country and around the world celebrate Eid-ul-Fitr, the “Festival of Breaking the Fast”. Eid marks the end of the holy month of Ramadan, a period of fasting, prayer, charity and contemplation. Although many of the traditional...