Sport Minister meets with Cricket West Indies President

From left: Farook Hosein, Permanent Secretary – Ministry of Sport and Youth Affairs; Douglas Camacho, Chairman – SporTT; the Honourable Shamfa Cudjoe Minister of Sport and Youth Affairs; Gertrude Ann Brown-John, 1st Vice President – Women’s Cricket Association; Ricky Skerritt, President – Cricket West Indies; Patrice Charles, Director of Physical Education and Sport – Ministry of Sport and Youth Affairs

Minister of Sport and Youth Affairs, the Honourable Shamfa Cudjoe, met with President of Cricket West Indies, Mr. Ricky Skerritt on April 24, at the Ministry’s Head Office - St. Clair Avenue, Port of Spain.

Minister Cudjoe extended congratulatory greetings and thanked President Skerritt for the courtesy call.

At the meeting, President Skerritt provided Minister Cudjoe with a brief insight on the changes that have been implemented at CWI and plans for the future of the West Indies cricket. Mr. Skerritt highlighted CWI’s focus on establishing a transparent and accountable selection process, securing more funding from the private and public sectors, ensuring employment opportunities for talented West Indians on the CWI staff, and investing in youth cricket and sport tourism in the region. Additionally, he stressed the importance of generating public discourse towards the revitalization and reformation of the organization.

Minister Cudjoe expressed her interest in supporting CWI’s new direction and collaborating with the organization in advancing sport development within the Caribbean.

The Ministry of Sport and Youth Affairs remains committed to supporting organizations which serve the needs of the athletes as well as the youths, while contributing to the overall development of sport in Trinidad and Tobago. 

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