A day in life of Kamina Johnson Smith during her visit to African countries

Through her social media, she outlined multiple diplomatic meetings with different personalities and promoted herself as a perfect candidate for the secretary general of the Commonwealth. 

A day in life of Kamina Johnson Smith during her visit to African countries
A day in life of Kamina Johnson Smith during her visit to African countries

Jamaica: Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade of Jamaica- Kamina Johnson Smith, who is currently on her tour to the African countries, has shared the activities and meetings of the one day of her life. 

Through her social media, she outlined multiple diplomatic meetings with different personalities and promoted herself as a perfect candidate for the secretary-general of the Commonwealth. 

Firstly, she spoke with Thuli Dladla, Foreign Minister of the Kingdom of Eswatini’, by phone in Tanzania. 

Smith noted, “We discussed both countries’ continued cooperation at the multilateral level, including within the Commonwealth and agreed that the Commonwealth should ensure that the developmental needs of Small States are addressed.”

She also agreed that Jamaica and the Kingdom of eSwatini would further our collaboration on finding solutions among the family of nations within the context of global challenges.

Further, Kamina Smth had the absolute pleasure of meeting with Liberata Mulamula, Foreign Minister of Tanzania. She stated that they had discussed the bilateral engagement between our countries, including the possibility of launching a Joint framework for technical cooperation. 

“We identified areas for cooperation including culture, youth engagement, education, investment, tourism, eco-tourism, sports and climate resilience,” underlined Smith. 

With respect to multilateral issues, she shared my vision for a reinvigorated and re-energised Commonwealth which is responsive to the needs and priorities of its member states. She also looks forward to furthering her engagement in Kigali.

In addition to that, Smith had a treasured opportunity to engage Suluhu Hassan Samia Suluhu Hassan, President of the #United Republic Of Tanzania, during her visit to Uganda.

She added, “It was wonderful to speak briefly on her work on empowering girls and my shared passion for legislating on some of the tough issues she has advanced. As the 1st Female V.P. and now 1st President of the United Republic of Tanzania, she offers even greater inspiration and greater opportunities to improve lives. I, too, look forward to speaking again.”

Meanwhile, Foreign Minister also expressed pleasure to be in #Kampala and to meet Min. of State Ministry of Finance, Planning and Economic Development, Uganda, Oryem Henry Okello. 

She asserted that they discussed the importance of cultural respect and understanding, as well as collaboration between #Commonwealth member states, to the achievement of our developmental & economic goals. 

In the meeting, Kamina Smith also discussed her candidature for #Commonwealth S.G., including her thoughts on developmental finance and youth empowerment. She believes that with partnership, transparency and efficiency, her shared vision for a#Commonwealth can be achieved.