Justin Kareem Hawley has been appointed as the first Ambassador of St Kitts and Nevis to the UAE.
This comes at a time when the governments of St Kitts and Nevis and the UAE continue to explore ways they can continue to cooperate – they already work closely on renewable energy projects and tourism, as well as citizenship by investment.
The St Kitts and Nevis CBI programme grants citizenship to individuals of high net worth and their families who get visa-free or visa-on-arrival access to nearly 160 countries. New citizens are also permitted access to healthcare, education and full working and living rights in the Caribbean nation.
“I congratulate our very first Ambassador to the UAE HE Justin Hawley,” said Nevis’s Premier, Hon. Mark Brantley. “This significant upgrade to our diplomatic presence in the Middle East will allow St Kitts and Nevis to continue to deepen and strengthen relations with this significant region of the world.”
St Kitts & Nevis launched its CBI programme was launched in St Kitts and Nevis in 1984 to stimulate foreign direct investment. It was recently ranked equal top in the CBI Index, alongside Dominica.