Kamina Johnson Smith welcomes Belize’s endorsement for her candidature for CSG

Kamina Smith noted, "Thanking the Honourable John Briceño, Prime Minister of #Belize, for his support of my candidature for the role of #Commonwealth Secretary-General and for the very kind words said in his address."

Kamina Johnson Smith welcomes Belize's endorsement for her candidature for CSG
Kamina Johnson Smith welcomes Belize's endorsement for her candidature for CSG

Jamaica: Kamina Johnson Smith- Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade of Jamaica, extended gratitude to Prime Minister of Belize John Briceño for his support of her candidature for the position of the Secretary-General of the Commonwealth. She said that she is really grateful for the very kind world said in his address. 

Kamina Smith noted, “Thanking the Honourable John Briceño, Prime Minister of #Belize, for his support of my candidature for the role of #Commonwealth Secretary-General and for the very kind words said in his address.”

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She further asserted that they would work together to leverage the tremendous potential of the shared Shared Commitment, Shared Connections, and Shared Consensus for the good of the people. 

Kamina Smith stated, “Let us work together to leverage the tremendous potential of our Shared Commitment, Shared Connections, and Shared Consensus for the good of our peoples.” 

Besides this, Prime Minister Andrew Holness also extended gratitude to the Prime Minister of Belize and stated that the country wholeheartedly welcomed Belize’s endorsement of the candidature of Kamina Johnson Smith for the position of Commonwealth Secretary-General. 

PM Holness added, “I welcome another CARICOM endorsement of Jamaica’s Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade, Senator the Honourable Kamina Johnson Smith, for appointment as Commonwealth Secretary-General; this time from Belize.”

In announcing their endorsement of Minister Johnson Smith, Belize’s Prime Minister John Briceno said that Johnson Smith has a wealth of experience, being in her second term as Foreign Minister. He noted that Minister Johnson Smith chairs numerous regional and international committees and has articulated a vision for the Commonwealth that he believes it needs. 

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He added that Minister Johnson Smith had demonstrated the capacity to unify and promote collaboration and cooperation for the development of each Commonwealth member state. 

Minister Johnson Smith has also expressed deep appreciation for Belize’s endorsement and continues to advance an exemplary campaign to become Secretary-General of the Commonwealth.