The Presentation of Credentials by His Excellency Jaime Alberto Acosta Carvajal, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary for the Republic of Colombia to The Republic of Trinidad and Tobago was held on September 30, 2015 at the Office of His Excellency the President.
His Excellency Anthony Thomas Aquinas Carmona, ORTT, SC the President of The Republic of Trinidad and Tobago received His Excellency Jaime Alberto Acosta Carvajal, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary for the Republic of Colombia to The Republic of Trinidad and Tobago. Accompanying the Ambassador was his wife Mrs Ana Cristina Rojas and his second secretary Ms Paola Mosquera. At the start of this meeting the Ambassador presented his letters of Credence to the President.
In keeping with the practiced initiated by His Excellency, ten (10) students from various secondary schools were invited to witness the process. The teachers accompanying the students were also afforded the opportunity of witnessing the meeting.
President Carmona informed Ambassador Carvajal that the presence of the students was to demonstrate that life is filled with infinite possibilities, as he too was once a student with no idea that he would become President and one week ago, the students themselves had no idea they would be sitting in the Office of the President today.
Ambassador Carvajal commended His Excellency on the initiative and spoke of historical experiences in Colombia, his route to becoming an Ambassador and his experience and an Ambassador. He encouraged the students to continue along educational path since no one has the knowledge of where life would take them.
The teachers, students and schools in attendance were:
|Mr Kumar Ramroop||North-Eastern College – Teacher|
|Arti Ramroop||North-Eastern College|
|Ms Keiba John||St Joseph’s Convent San Fernando – Teacher|
|Zoe Sucre||St Joseph’s Convent San Fernando|
|Marissa Lee||St Joseph’s Convent San Fernando|
|Ms Ana Maria Aimey||Presentation College San Fernando – Teacher|