Published On: Sat, Nov 16th, 2013

First Minister Plenipotentiary for Curacao in Washington

Xavier PrensWILLEMSTAD – Xavier Prens, employed at the Department of Foreign Relations (DBB), just traveled last week to the United States of America to take his position as the first Minister Plenipotentiary of Curacao at His Majesty’s Embassy in Washington D.C. Mr. Prens has an extensive diplomatic experience, and was working in both the DBB headquarters at Fort Amsterdam and the diplomatic representations of the Kingdom to Port-of-Spain and Miami during the last fifteen years.

The appointment of Mr. Prens is for a period of four years. Mr. Prens’ mission is to broaden and deepen the cooperation with the United States and to contribute to the realization of the strategic objectives of the government program in the field of sustainable socioeconomic development of Curaçao. Particular attention is paid to the mutual trade relations, the cooperation in the field of education, sports and culture, as well as tax matters.

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