Courtesy Call: President of the Republic of Ghana

His Excellency Nana Addo Akufo-Addo, President of the Republic of Ghana today (Thursday June 13, 2019) paid a courtesy call on Her Excellency Paula-Mae Weekes, O.R.T.T., President of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago. President Akufo-Addo is on a brief State Visit...

Message from President Weekes on World Oceans Day

Oceans cover three-quarters of the earth’s surface and are critical to all life. Food, oxygen, medicine, climate regulation, and facilitating global systems of trade and transport are among the many functions of this fundamental resource.  World Oceans Day promotes...

Message on World Environment Day 2019

All life on earth needs a safe and healthy environment to thrive and prosper. For generations, human action and inaction have taken their toll on the world’s atmosphere, oceans, and continents. Global warming, rising sea levels, and increasing air, land, and sea...

Presentation of Credentials: Ambassador of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela

His Excellency Carlos Amador Perez Silva, Ambassador of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela to the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago presented his Letters of Credence to President Paula-Mae Weekes today May 31, 2019. The Ambassador was accompanied by Mr. Jose Luis...

President Participates in Habitat for Humanity Women Build 2019

Unskilled at house-painting but determined to do her part, Her Excellency Paula-Mae Weekes, O.R.T.T., President of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago—and Patron of Habitat for Humanity Trinidad and Tobago—wielded a paint roller to good effect last week at Habitat’s...

Wine Masterclass for OTP staff

In the past, catering for state visits, formal dinners, cocktails, and other events hosted by the Office of the President was often outsourced. As such, the in-house catering staff at the Office of the President, while quite competent, often did not gain the knowledge...

Appointment of Port Authority Commissioners

Five persons were sworn in as Commissioners of the Port Authority of Trinidad and Tobago by Her Excellency Paula-Mae Weekes, O.R.T.T. President of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago on May 21, 2019.  From left to right: Mr. Adrian Beharry, Commissioner and Deputy...

Presentation of Credentials: High Commissioner for the Republic of Uganda

His Excellency Mull Sebujja Katende, presented his Credentials as High Commissioner for the Republic of Uganda to the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago to President Paula-Mae Weekes on Tuesday 14th May, 2019. The High Commissioner was accompanied by his wife Mrs. Maliam...

Appointment of New Auditor General

Trinidad and Tobago now has a new Auditor General. Ms. Lorelly Pujadas, former Deputy Auditor General was sworn in as the Auditor General by Her Excellency Paula-Mae Weekes, ORTT, President of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago on Tuesday May 14, 2019.   

Message from President Weekes on World Migratory Bird Day

Bird migration is the seasonal movement of birds, including our own Scarlet Ibis, over hundreds of thousands of kilometres to find the best ecological conditions for breeding and survival. The Caribbean is an important stopover for over 150 migratory species, many of...