Trinidad and Tobago has won a prestigous award United Nations Public Service Award for excellence in promoting Promoting Whole-of-Government Approaches in the Information Age.
This service allows importers and exporters to apply electronically for trade permits and licences from the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Investment (MTII) - Trade Licence Unit (TLU); Ministry of Food Production (MFP) - Animal Production and Health Division, and Plant Quarantine Services.
|Vasant Bharath at the MNF forum Monday night in Tunapuna|
Trade Minister Vasant Bharath made the announcement Monday night at a meeting of the United National Congress in Tunapuna.
The United Nations Public Service Awards is the most prestigious international recognition of excellence in public service.
It rewards the creative achievements and contributions of public service institutions that lead to a more effective and responsive public administration in countries worldwide.
Through an annual competition, the UN Public Service Awards promotes the role, professionalism and visibility of public service.
The UN awarded first place to the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Investment as the winner in the Latin America and the Caribbean for TTBIZLink.
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The United Nations makes only five awards each year, dividing the world into separate geographic zones.
Nigeria was the award for Africa. South Korea was given first place in Asia and the Pacific; Slovenia won for Europe and North America and the United Arab Emirates took first place in the Western Asia region.