New British High Commissioner Scott Furssedonn-Wood presents credentials to Prime Minister Gaston Browne

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In a virtual ceremony this morning, Scott Furssedonn-Wood MVO presented his letter of introduction from UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson to Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda, Gaston Browne.

Minister of Foreign Affairs, Immigration and Trade, E. P. Chet Greene and officials from his Ministry were also in attendance.

High Commissioner Furssedonn-Wood has been a diplomat for 21 years. Prior to his arrival in Barbados, he served as Deputy Private Secretary to HRH The Prince of Wales and HRH The Duchess of Cornwall.

He accompanied The Prince on his 2017 visit to Antigua and Barbuda.

Earlier in his career, Mr Furssedonn-Wood served in India, Washington and Brussels.

High Commissioner Furssedonn-Wood leads the UK’s recently-expanded diplomatic network in the Eastern Caribbean, which includes the British High Commission St John’s, where he is represented by the Resident British Commissioner, Lindsy Thompson.

Excellency Scott Furssedonn-Wood said: I am delighted to be the British High Commissioner to Antigua and Barbuda and to have this opportunity, together with our Resident British Commissioner and her team in St John’s, to further strengthen the close ties between our countries. Our partnership is strong and makes an important difference to so many of the urgent issues that Antigua and Barbuda and the United Kingdom face together.”

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  1. Chet you finally come out of your cuckoo hole. What’s your take on Choksi matter. Since it falls under your ministry of foreign affairs. Did Gaston emasculate you from speaking?

    • Freetown you’re so right plus two more
      Police Commissioner and too Cute Cutie Benjamin . No idea why there’s a Minister of foreign Affairs , Attorney General and Police Commissioner .
      Anything that’s affecting the Nation they pick and choose ( or the MOUSTACHE picks for them) what and when they can speak .

  2. Set up world dictator traitor tyrant liar Gaston Browne. Set his rass up good. Then do what needs to be done. Justice for our nation and our people.

    Down with world dictator traitor tyrant liar Gaston Browne.

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