The Trinidad and Tobago High Commission in Pretoria represents Trinidad and Tobago interests in Southern Africa. We help boost political, cultural, economic and social relations between these countries and Trinidad and Tobago by offering a wide range of services for residents and by pursuing the strengthening of bilateral links between Trinidad and Tobago and the countries within the regions. The High Commission is responsible for the following countries.
- South Africa
The Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar was born on the 22nd of April, 1952. As a little girl she was always interested in reading novels and was intrigued by the developing technologies of the timeRead More...
The Foreign Affairs Minister Minister Dookeran spent some fifteen years as a lecturer at the Department of Economics at the University of the West Indies. He was a former Minister of Planning and Mobilization in 1986 and also served as Acting Prime Minister.Read More...
The High Commissioner, Pretoria, H.E. Harry Partap On behalf of the Government and People of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago I wish to welcome you to our website. It is with great pleasure that my wife and I have come to serve the Government and People of Trinidad and Tobago here in South Africa.Read More...
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Mon 16 Jun 2014Permanent Secretary Margaret Parillon meets with newly appointed Ambassador of New Zealand – 12th June, 2014 On 11th June, 2014, Ms. Margaret Parillon, Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs received Her Excellency Jan Henderson, non-resident High Commission-designate of New Zealand prior to the Presentation of Credentials to His Excellency Anthony Thomas Aquinas Carmona, SC, ORTT, President of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago. Read More
Mon 16 Jun 2014Minister Dookeran urges countries to accede to the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court – 12th June, 2014The Honourable Winston Dookeran, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago, called Thursday for countries to accede to the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court (ICC). The request was made at the Global Summit to end Sexual Violence in Conflict being co-hosted in London, United Kingdom, by the Right Honourable William Hague, British Foreign Secretary, and Ms. Angelina Jolie, Special Envoy of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR). Read More
Mon 16 Jun 2014Statement by the Hon. Kamla Persad-Bissessar, PM of Trinidad & Tobago at the PM’s Dinner in commemoration of 40 years of diplomatic relations between the People’s Republic of China & Trinidad & Tobago
It is an honour and a privilege for me to address such a group of distinguished guests, on the occasion of the 40th anniversary of diplomatic relations, between the People’s Republic of China and the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago.For those of you who are in Trinidad and Tobago for the first time, I want to specially welcome you and to tell you that you will be so charmed with our warmth and hospitality, that you will likely be tempted to extend your stay beyond the time allotted for your official visit.For those of you who have been here before, welcome back! Read More
Mon 16 Jun 2014Bon Air Secondary School deposits submissions for the 4th Bridging Borders through Art Competition Trinidad and Tobago participates in the 44th Regular Session of the General Assembly of the Organizat Bon Air Secondary School was one of sixty (60) Secondary Schools throughout Trinidad and Tobago to submit art pieces for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ 4th Bridging Borders through Competition. Eight (8) art pieces from Bon Air Secondary were deposited at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on 29th May, 2014 by the Art Teacher on behalf of the students. Read More
Mon 16 Jun 2014The Minister of Foreign Affairs of Trinidad and Tobago highlights PPP success in his country – 6th June, 2014ABC Color (Paraguay)http://www.abc.com.py/edicion-impresa/economia/el-canciller-de-trinidad-y-tobago-destaca-exito-de-la-app-en-su-pais-1252637.html
June 06, 2014The Minister of Foreign Affairs of Trinidad and Tobago Highlights PPP Success in his CountryA number of projects related to highway construction, petroleum and petrochemicals are underway.Trinidad and Tobago is successfully undertaking a number of infrastructure, petroleum and petrochemical projects using the public-private partnerships (PPP) model, stated the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the aforementioned Caribbean country, Winston Dookeran. He said that his Government is seeking to ensure the transparency of processes related to PPPs through parliamentary oversight. Read More