The Trinidad and Tobago Chamber of Industry and Commerce says it is celebrating the appointment of President Paula-Mae Weekes, Trinidad and Tobago's new head of state.
"Her Excellency has had a long and progressive judicial career that has no doubt prepared her well for her new presidential role, and the T&T Chamber looks forward to her good governance and effective decision making," the Chamber says in a statement issued Monday.
The Chamber says it is confident that President Weekes will be an exemplary representative for Trinidad and Tobago, and are optimistic that she will be a uniting force for our nation.
"The T&T Chamber congratulates Her Excellency Paula-Mae Weekes on this historic occasion – the inauguration of the first ever female president of our Republic. We look forward to her leadership and thank outgoing President Anthony Thomas Aquinas Carmona S.C., O.R.T.T. for his service to country", the statement says.