PM off to Chile for working visit
Prime Minister Andrew Holness left the island this afternoon to hold a series of bilateral engagements with the Government of the Republic of Chile.
During the one-day working visit to the South American nation, the Prime Minister will meet with President of Chile, Michelle Bachelet, to enhance bilateral co-operation.
The Office of the Prime Minister says he will also explore other areas of co-operation including tourism and business development.
Holness is accompanied by Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade, Kamina Johnson Smith, Jamaica's Ambassador to Chile, Alison Stone Roofe, and Economic Growth Council member, Ambassador Nigel Clarke.
The Prime Minister will return on Thursday.
While he is off the island, Minister without portfolio in the Ministry of Economic Growth and Job Creation, Dr. Horace Chang, will be in charge of the government.