Washington, United States: Prime Minister of Jamaica Andrew Holness outlined his meeting with the United States State Secretary Antony Bliken. On Sunday, April 2, 2022, in his conclusion visit, he has also gone to Washington and discussed various bilateral exchanges on developmental agendas.
Prime Minister Andrew Holness stated that small adjustments in the economic policy of the United States would result in significant gains for both Jamaica and United States.
“Our location, system of governance, talent, and existing strong people-to-people relationships mean Jamaica is a natural and ideal partner country,” PM added.
Through forging a stronger economic relationship, the current challenges in Jamaica can be addressed to unlock growth and prosperity for our people, PM Holness stated.
PM Holness further noted, “I made these points in my opening statement during Jamaica’s meeting with Secretary of State Antony Blinken.”
Jamaica has used this working visit to Washington, the heart of the United States government, to shine the spotlight on Jamaica as a strong and valuable partner within the region.
The discussions in Washington have been focused and deliberate as we outline opportunities for the mutual advancement of both our countries.
Prime Minister of Jamaica Andrew Holness met with United States Secretary of State, Antony Blinken during his official visit to the United States. On Friday, April 1, 2022, Prime Minister Holness with his minister Kamina J Smith concluded the meeting with Blinken and touched on various matters of concern related to the upliftment of the small island nations.
After concluding the meeting, PM Holness outlined major topics of discussion and stated that Secretary Blinken expressed support for the development agenda as advanced by Jamaica, and pledged the support and consideration of the United States in helping to realize Jamaica’s plans.
As has been the theme of our meetings here in the US, among other important areas, both delegations have focused the discussions on various matters which could further aid the small island nations to strengthen their diplomatic ties