PHILIPSBURG:--- In her capacity as President of the Parliament of Sint Maarten, Member of Parliament Mrs. Grisha S. Heyliger-Marten has scheduled several courtesy visits to various entities on Sint Maarten.
The courtesy visits which commenced during the week of March 7-11, 2022, continued throughout the week of March 21-25, 2022.
Upon her election as President of Parliament on November 26, 2021, the Hon. Mrs. Grisha S. Heyliger-Marten deemed it necessary to meet with various entities on the island for an introductory visit.
On Monday, March 21, 2022, the Chairlady of Parliament met with the head of the Representation of the Netherlands in Sint Maarten, Mr. Chris Johnson, and the Chairman of the Electoral Council, Mr. Richard Gibson jr. and other members of the Council. On Tuesday, March 22, the Chairlady met with the President of the Joint Court of Justice of Aruba, Curaçao, Sint Maarten, and Bonaire, Sint Eustatius, and Saba, Mr. M.J. de Kort.
During her visits the President of Parliament discussed among others, the working relationship between the Parliament of Sint Maarten and the various entities visited and any relevant legislation that may require amendments and how Parliament could assist.
The Chairlady also paid a courtesy visit to His Excellency the Governor, drs. Eugene B. Holiday.
The President of Parliament was accompanied by the Secretary-General of Parliament Mr. G.J. Richardson, and Public Relations Officer of Parliament, Ms. J.K. Peterson.