Minister Geerlings invites CBCS to meet with Hushang Ansary | SOUALIGA NEWSDAY

SINT MAARTEN/CURACAO – The President of the Central Bank of Curacao and Sint Maarten (CBCS) Bob Traa, last week at the invitation of Minister of Finance Perry Geerlings, met with former Ambassador Hushang Ansary (93) of the Parman Group.

The meeting took place in Miami, Florida during a stop-over after the annual International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World Bank meeting in Washington DC.

During the meeting, according to a press statement from the CBCS, no agreements or promises were made as that was not the intention of the invitation that was extended to CBCS.

The court case initiated in the interests of the policyholders on 11 October will continue as planned.

The CBCS is the central bank of Curacao and Sint Maarten and manages the monetary union of the aforementioned and serves two Governments and two Ministers of Finance. 

In the event one minister makes a request to the CBCS, the bank follows-up on the request.  

Who is Hushang Ansary?

Soualiga Newsday did some research with respect to Ansary who is the owner of Mullet Bay, once the flagship of the Sint Maarten’s tourism-oriented economy.  Mullet Bay Resort was devastated back in 1995 after Hurricane Luis struck the island.  

Ansary is a former diplomat, businessman, and philanthropist.  He served as Minister of Finance and Minister of Tourism and Information of Iran back in the 1970s.  Ansary also served as Ambassador of Iran to the United States in the 1960s.

According to MarketScreener, Ansary is a businessperson who has been at the head of several different companies.  The companies are Parman Capital Group LLC, Stewart & Stevenson LLC, Parman Capital Investments Ltd., and Ennia Caribe Holding NV.

Anasary’s Parman Group is a Houston-based, privately held global investment enterprise with extensive interests in oilfield equipment manufacturing, leisure industries, international trade and real estate, according to SourceWatch, a project of the Center for Media and Democracy.


Source: Souliga Newsday