Hon. Gaston Browne: "Dubai's achievement is an inspiration for others"
October 11, 2016 - News Antigua and Barbuda
The Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda, Hon. Gaston Browne highlighted the country’s vision for partnership and progress, as well as its bustling tourism sector at a conference on investment and citizenship opportunities held earlier this week at Palazzo Versace, Dubai.
The Prime Minister said: “We now enjoy one of the most robust economies in the Caribbean and beyond. Antigua and Barbuda is a beacon in the Caribbean Sea, and we have firm commitments from world-class investors to construct in excess of 5,000 rooms within the next five years. We feel that the UAE is fertile ground for investment, and as you seek to diversify your portfolio, [Antigua and Barbuda] is easily today one of the best tourism and investment destinations in the world.”
Antigua and Barbuda has one of the most developed infrastructures in the Caribbean and one of the most responsive governments worldwide; it also provides consistent economic growth and stability, and boasts a high level of safety and security.
Browne stated that the goal is to build relationships that are mutually beneficial, and that investment in the country will result in sustainable profits as well as the regeneration of the revenues of its people, improving their living standards.
Proactive in its bid to secure UAE investment, the twin island has opened the Antigua and Barbuda Embassy in Abu Dhabi – the first full Caribbean embassy in the UAE – and has recently announced its intention to develop a trade and economic centre in Abu Dhabi. The planned centre will act as an investment and promotion arm in the UAE.
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