Washington, DC – On November 28, 2012, His Excellency Dr. Neil Parsan, Ambassador of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago to the United States of America welcomed some of the members of the Washington, DC Chapter of the Johns Hopkins Alumni Association to the Embassy for a presentation on Trinidad and Tobago.
The guests enjoyed a presentation by His Excellency Dr. Parsan in which he highlighted the sectors that have been earmarked for development by the Government of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago including traditional energy, downstream industries, alternative and renewable energy, ICT, capital markets and creative industries. Ambassador Parsan explained that the development of the non-energy sector is critical for Trinidad and Tobago’s continued economic development as we work towards diversifying our export portfolio.
Ambassador Parsan also highlighted the specific investment opportunities that are currently available in some of the aforementioned sectors. The presentation garnered much interest from the audience and the question and answer session that immediately followed the Ambassador’s presentation was extremely lively and informative.
With more than 26,000 alumni of Johns Hopkins University residing in the nation’s capital, the Washington, DC Chapter of the Johns Hopkins Alumni Association is undoubtedly one of the largest alumni associations in Washington, DC. The Association’s members represent a variety of fields ranging from engineering and nursing, to business and international affairs.