Jamaica: Prime Minister Andrew Holness welcomed Britain’s Prince William and his wife Kate on Wednesday, March 23, 2022, in Jamaica as they were on a visit to the Caribbean island for celebrating the platinum jubilee of the Queen.
While holding the meeting, Prince William and his wife, Jamaicans PM Holness, asserted that his c country wants to be “independent“. He said that the country wants to address unresolved issues. The statement comes a day after various protestors started protesting against the visit of the Royal family and expressed their anger over respiration for slavery.
The royal couple arrived in Jamaica on Tuesday as part of a visit to the former British Caribbean Colonies for a week, but they have faced huge protests and questioning of the British Empire’s Legacy.
Prime Minister Andrew Holness welcomed the Royal Family and also expressed his pleasure over their visit through his Facebook Post.
The delegation shave held their meeting at the office of the Prime Minister of Jamaica after the Royal Family got the courtesy call from PM Holness.
He stated, “This morning, Juliet and I, as well as Cabinet Ministers attached to the Office of the Prime Minister, together with Permanent Secretary Audrey Sewell, welcomed Their Royal Highnesses the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, Prince William and Kate Middleton, to the Office of the Prime Minister for a courtesy call”.
PM Holness also presented a special blend of Ruby Appleton Rum which was created by renowned Master Blender Joy Spence, and he noted, “During the meeting, I had the pleasure of presenting Prince William with a special blend Ruby Appleton Rum created by renowned Master Blender, Joy Spence”.
While expressing his pleasure after meeting with the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, PM Holness said that he was delighted to welcome Prince William and Kate Middleton to Jamaica and to the Office of the Prime Minister for a courtesy call this morning.
He further outlined the beauty of Jamaica and expressed that Jamaica has grown and matured over the last 60 years, and with this maturity has come the burgeoning desire for full political Independence and self-determination.
PM Holness said that Jamaica wants to be independent. He told Prince Williams that In this our 60th year of Independence, we are very proud of our history and what we have so far achieved. However, the country recognized that there is much more to be done to realize our true potential as a nation.
“I expressed to the Duke that in this regard, it is inevitable that we will move towards becoming a republic in fulfilment of the will of the people of Jamaica and our ambitions of becoming an independent, developed and prosperous country”, underscored prime minister while addressing to the Duke of the Cambridge.
PM Holness stated that the country wants Independence and also wants to move toward becoming a republic in fulfilment of the will of the people of Jamaica.