Caribbean news. On Thursday 27th March, High Commissioner for the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago to the United Kingdom, His Excellency Garvin Nicholas received a courtesy call from Her Majesty’s Marshal of the Diplomatic Corps, Alistair Harrison. As the Queen’s liaison to the Heads of Mission at the Court of St. James’s, Marshal Harrison extended his thanks to High Commissioner Nicholas for a job well done, saying he was sorry to see the High Commissioner leave office. The High Commissioner will demit office after a successful tenure at the end of March, 2014.

HC Marshall of the Diplomatic Corps Alistair Harrison

Marshal Harrison presented High Commissioner Nicholas with a gift of a signed portrait from Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Phillip, Duke of Edinburgh, expressing their appreciation for the High Commissioner’s work within the Commonwealth and his achievements in enhancing relations between the United Kingdom and Trinidad and Tobago.

Gratified by Her Majesty’s acknowledgment of his efforts, High Commissioner Nicholas thanked Marshal Harrison. He shared with Marshal Harrison that the preceding afternoon he had met with Charles, Prince of Wales, who had expressed similar sentiments of appreciation.

The High Commissioner stated that he was greatly pleased to have advanced the agenda of the Court of St. James’s, and looked forward to continued strong relations between Trinidad and Tobago and the United Kingdom.