President of Parliament, Mrs. Grisha S. Heyliger-Marten travels to Curaçao to attend the installation sitting of the new President of the Joint Court of Justice
On Monday, May 23, 2022, the President of Parliament, Mrs. Grisha S. Heyliger-Marten, arrived in Curaçao to attend the installation sitting of the new President of the Joint Court of Justice to be held on May 25, 2022.
During her stay in Willemstad, Curaçao, the President of Parliament, Mrs. Heyliger-Marten, took the opportunity to pay a courtesy visit to the Prime Minister of Curaçao, Mr. Gilmar Pisas and the U.S. Consul General to Curaçao and Chief of Mission to Aruba, Bonaire, Curaçao, Saba, Sint Eustatius, and Sint Maarten, Ms. Margy Bond.
The President also paid a courtesy visit to the Parliament of Curaçao, where she was welcomed by the President of Parliament of Curaçao, Mrs. Charetti America-Francisca, and the Secretary-General, Mr. Silvin Cijntje. Secretary-General Cijntje gave a tour of the buildings of the Parliament and the President of Parliament, Mrs. Heyliger-Marten, was able to look in the archives of the Parliament of Curaçao that dates back to the times of the Netherlands Antilles. A draft budget of the Island Territory of Sint Maarten of 2010 was also briefly perused. The Presidents and Secretaries-General also took the opportunity to discuss the workings of their respective Parliaments while looking at best practices that can positively affect the functioning of the Parliaments.