Visit by the Ambassador of The Bahamas to the Coronie District, Suriname

Posted on: March 27, 2018

Coronie, Suriname – H.E. Reuben Rahming, Ambassador of The Bahamas to the Republic of Suriname, toured apiaries and coconut oil productions sites in the Coronie District during a visit to the Republic of Suriname on Wednesday 14 March, 2018. The Ambassador who had presented his Letters of Credential to the H.E. Desiré Delano Bouterse, at a Ceremony at the Presidential Palace in Paramaribo on Tuesday 13 March, was interested in the potential of both sectors for both the importation of these products into The Bahamas and the training of Bahamians in these agriculture sectors. The Ambassador met with officials from the beekeeping company ‘Faboesi,’ the largest honey producer in the country, toured the newly established ‘Bee Information Centre’ in Welgelegen and met with Administrator Ricardo Vries, in addition to paying a courtesy call on District Commissioner Remie Tarnadi. H.E. Rahming expressed his desire to see further cooperation between The Bahamas and Suriname in these areas and looked forward to advancing opportunities for The Bahamas and Bahamians during his term as Ambassador.


Bahamas interested in coconut oil and honey from Coronie

Ambassador of the Bahamas Reuben Rahming and delegation spent this week visiting the district of Coronie. This day he has specially designed to orientate himself in the beekeeping sector. Rahming is a beekeeper.

A visit was first made to the beekeeper company Faboesi, the largest honey producer. He was able to taste the different tastes of honey and was very praising about it.

In Coronie, a visit was made to the newly established Bee Information Centre in Welgelegen where the administrator Ricardo Vries talked about honey and coconut oil. The ambassador sees a lot of potential in this sector and is interested in importing honey and coconut oil.

With district Commissioner Remie Tarnadi, there has been talk of the potential of the district and possible cooperation in different areas. The citizen father has stressed that Coronie can learn a lot about tourism of the Bahamas. Gfc)

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