PM Kamla Persad-Bissessar’s visit to India

Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar's visit to her ancestral village Bhelupur in the Buxar district of Bihar, India
Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar's visit to her ancestral village Bhelupur in the Buxar district of Bihar, India

Kamla Persad-Bissessar returns to village in Bihar for an emotional reunion

BHELUPUR (BUXAR): It was an emotional ‘pilgrimage’ for Trinidad and Tobago prime minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar to her ancestral village Bhelupur. She tried to fight back her tears but failed. As tears rolled down her cheeks, the ‘granddaughter of the soil’ entered her ancestral home and hugged women relatives in this remote and dusty village on Wednesday afternoon.
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Prime Minister’s visit to her ancestral village Bhelupur in Bihar, Buxar district, India

Prime Minister Hon. Kamla Persad-Bissessar attends bilateral meeting with Indian Prime Minister

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  1. January 05, 2012

    PM arrives in India
    PRIME MINISTER Kamla Persad-Bissessar arrived in New Delhi, India, yesterday and begins her state visit to that country today.

    Rambachan: 100 business people paid their way
    Foreign Affairs Minister Dr Suruj Rambachan yesterday shot down suggestions that taxpayers are to foot a $10 million bill for business people who accompanied the Prime Minister to India.

    January 06, 2012

    TT, India relations strong
    PRIME MINISTER Kamla Persad-Bissessar started the official leg of her trip to India yesterday along with husband Dr Gregory Bissessar, as guest of honour at a reception at the Lalit hotel in New Delhi hosted by Lord Dilgit Rana.

    India eyeing our energy sector
    Indian energy corporations are turning their eyes towards the energy sector of this country for investment, says Energy Minister Kevin Ramnarine.

    January 07, 2012

    PM defends trip to India

    Praise for Kamla’s visit
    Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said yesterday that India will consider looking to Trinidad and Tobago for providing its country with LNG and energy resources. An air services agreement was also signed between both countries.

    T&T signs pact with India on traditional medicines

    Rambachan on PM’s state visit: Three Indian companies seeking to invest in T&T

    …Red carpet rolled out
    Trinidad and Tobago’s Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar yesterday became the first woman Prime Minister from the Caribbean diaspora to meet with the first woman President of India, Pratibha Patel.

    January 08, 2012

    Kamla woos Indian investors to ‘gateway’ T&T
    Partnership with India and the positioning of Trinidad and Tobago as the gateway to the Americas will boost this country’s growth rate, says Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar.

    Kamla’s relatives spruce up for visit
    Villagers in Bhelupur, India, have begun sprucing up and cleaning their village in anticipation of a visit from this country’s Prime Minister, Kamla Persad-Bissessar, who has ancestral ties to that country.

    T&T to promote steelpan in India
    India has pledged to support the University of Trinidad and Tobago (UTT) in the areas of film production, drama, Indian art, and art craftsmen exchange programmes.

    Bas questions need for ‘massive contingent’

    Martin Daly: One-legged mission
    One stated purpose of the mission to India is said to be the promotion of Trinidad and Tobago as a unique tourist destination. However the travellers to India have left without the item that most makes us unique, namely, a steel orchestra. The travellers probably do not even know of the high capability of the steel orchestra of playing music drawn from India and thus able instantly to captivate the potential tourists whose business we seek. They have thus gone on a one- legged mission.

  2. January 09, 2012

    Kamla: Love India like a grandmother
    Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar yesterday received a standing ovation after delivering the feature address at the Pravasi Bharatiya Divas, where she suggested to the Indian Government that they consider hosting a “mini Pravasi” in the Caribbean.

    NIHERST signs science, technology pact with India

    Kamla: Host Indian ‘summit’ in Caribbean

    PM discusses solar energy in India’s ‘Pink City’
    Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar arrived yesterday in Jaipur, the capital and largest city in the Indian state of Rajasthan, popularly known as the “Pink City.”

    January 11, 2012

    CAL sends pundit to join PM in India
    Caribbean Airlines (CAL) has spent over a quarter-million dollars to fly one of its directors – Abhedanand Persad Sharma and his wife, Lisa Ramnarine-Persad – to India to accompany Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar on her trip.

    PM remembers roots at award ceremony

    January 12, 2012

    KAMLA WEEPS
    BHELUPUR: It was an emotional pilgrimage for Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar to her ancestral village Bhelupur, India. She tried to fight back her tears but failed.

    Kamla makes tearful visit to ancestral village
    It was an emotional “pilgrimage” for Trinidad and Tobago Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar to her ancestral village Bhelupur.

    Tears and cheers as Kamla comes ‘home’
    It was an emotional “pilgrimage” for Trinidad and Tobago Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar to her ancestral village of Bhelupur, in India.

    …Bollywood stars urged to film in T&T
    KOLKATA Trinidad and Tobago is wooing the Bollywood film industry to shoot their film on its exotic locales while pitching its own oil and natural gas and LNG to the Indian government.

    January 13, 2012

    Mission to India breaks educational barriers:
    Ayurvedic medicine to be taught at UWI

    Touching of the feet
    PRIME Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar’s symbolic touching of the feet of India President Pratibaha Patil has sparked a keen debate in the Indian media as to the relationship between India and its diaspora.

    Rowley queries hospital honcho on India trip
    OPPOSITION Leader Dr Keith Rowley would like to know how the Chief of Staff of the Port of Spain General Hospital, (Dr Colin Furlonge) got permission to accompany Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar on her trip to India. He was addressing a meeting in Mt Hope on Wednesday night.

    January 14, 2012

    Kamla calls for stronger trade ties
    Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar is expected to leave India for home today.

    PP leaders to meet when Kamla returns

    PM to spell out agreements signed
    Major agreements relating to air transport, education, culture, medicine, agriculture and technical cooperation between India and Trinidad and Tobago were signed during the two-week visit to that country by Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar and a T&T delegation this month.

    Blink Telepresence links PM with T&T media

    Kamla slips past Silk
    PRIME Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar yesterday gave a 40-minute statement to justify her trip to India in a 60-minute news conference by tele-link from India to TT, but declined to give reporters her views on the raging row over “Silk”.

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