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Published:Monday | February 13, 2017 | 2:00 AM
Ambassador of the Federative Republic of Brazil, Carlos Alberto M. den Hartog (left), is greeted by Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade Kamina Johnson Smith when he arrived at King’s House last Thursday to attend a cocktail reception and dinner held in honour of members of the Diplomatic Corps. In the background is Opposition Leader Portia Simpson Miller. Senator Johnson Smith’s husband, Jason Smith, is at right.
Ambassador of the Republic of Colombia, Roberto García Márquez (left), and Ambassador of the Argentine Republic, Ariel Fernandez, interact during the cocktail reception held at King’s House on Thursday night.
Ambassador of the Republic of France, Jean-Michel Despax (centre) and his wife, Line Despax, engage in light conversation with High Commissioner for the United Kingdom to Jamaica, David Fitton.
Governor General Sir Patrick Allen (left) enjoys a light moment with Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade Senator Kamina Johnson Smith (right), during last Thursday night’s cocktail reception. Also joining in the moment (from second left) are wife of the prime minister, Juliet Holness, and Senator Johnson Smith’s husband, Jason Smith.
Wife of the governor general, Lady Allen (left), and Lady Hall having a chat during last Thursday night’s cocktail reception at King’s House.
Ambassador of the People’s Republic of China, Niu Qingbao (right), makes a point while speaking with the permanent secretary in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade, Ambassador Marcia Gilbert-Roberts, at last Thursday night’s cocktail reception at King’s House.
Ambassador of the Republic of Chile, Eduardo Bonilla (right) and Ambassador of the Federative Republic of Brazil, Carlos Alberto den Hartog, exchange views on key matters of interest, while enjoying a cocktail reception held shortly before the dinner held in honour of members of the Diplomatic Corps at King’s House on Thursday. The event was held as part of activities to mark Diplomatic Week.
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Diplomatic Week 2017 ended with a lovely dinner hosted at King's House by Governor General Sir Patrick Allen last Thursday. The red carpet was rolled out for resident and non-resident ambassadors and we have all the highlights. Plus, Olympian Elaine Thompson signs a major deal. Happy Monday!