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Prime Minister meets with EU Ambassador, highlights focus on economic growth

Published:Wednesday | December 14, 2016 | 2:17 PM

Prime Minister Andrew Holness has highlighted his administration's focus on economic growth and job creation as a means of transforming the society.

He did this in a meeting with EU Ambassador to Jamaica Malgorzata Wasilewska this morning.

A release from the office of the Prime Minister says Holness and Wasilewska spoke on many areas of support and partnership established over the years between Jamaica and the EU.

The release says Holness noted that the government will continue to develop strong ties with the 28 countries of the EU.

He further reiterated the country’s commitment to reducing crime and violence and outlined several government initiatives as part of Plan Secure Jamaica.

Meanwhile, Ambassador Wasilewska pointed out the EU’s strong contribution to justice and issues related to the development of Jamaica.

In addition, she expressed support to the administration’s interest in promoting transparency, women’s rights and its focus on social development.